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bow box #2 and #3

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Project by bigogre posted 07-27-2012 08:22 PM 1611 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Both boxes are roughly 6×6 x 3 made from lacewood and gummy cherry. The first box has a maple/purple heart bow and the second has a yellowheart/purpleheart bow. I mostly wanted to work out hinging with a bow attached, and it ended up being easier than I expected.

Wish it always worked out that way.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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#1 posted 07-27-2012 11:48 PM

Great Ribbons, nice boxes also

-- Norman

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#2 posted 07-28-2012 12:38 AM

Great boxes, great craftsmanship, and GREAT lacewood. I’m envious.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 07-28-2012 12:51 AM

That is one of the neatest boxes I have seen. Great workmanship.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#4 posted 07-28-2012 12:57 AM

NICE!

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#5 posted 07-28-2012 03:32 AM

I like it!!!! I just worked with lacewood for the first time. Minus the splinters, I really enjoyed working with it. I like the bows. You did a nice job with them.

Joey

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#6 posted 07-28-2012 09:50 AM

No kidding about the splinters… all I have to do is look at it and I get one.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#7 posted 07-28-2012 01:11 PM

great looking box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 07-28-2012 02:03 PM

Nice work man.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#9 posted 07-28-2012 03:53 PM

Great job a work of art!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 07-28-2012 11:36 PM

Super nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#11 posted 07-29-2012 02:03 AM

Bill, this is exceptional work. I like both the design and wood selection. This concept improved with each version. Adding hinges makes it much more useful and salable. Thanks for sharing this with us…splinters and all. This would make a lovely box for a gift or ring.

-- Big Al in IN

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