Multiple Carved Boxes

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Project by Mike Ogden posted 08-20-2012 03:15 PM 2084 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Four identical custom designed and carved boxes I did for a client. Made from mahogany, finished with a washcoat of shellac and a gel-urethane finish. Made with hand-cut mitered dovetails.

See more work at my website and my blog.

-- Mike Ogden,

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#1 posted 08-20-2012 03:27 PM

beautiful boxes, I really like your carving.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (

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#2 posted 08-20-2012 04:24 PM

Good looking boxes !

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#3 posted 08-20-2012 04:24 PM

Nice, real nice. Beautiful carving work.

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#4 posted 08-20-2012 05:25 PM

Your carving is great. Looks perfect on those boxes.

-- Chad, Gilbert AZ and

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#5 posted 08-20-2012 07:25 PM

Beautiful boxes! BEAUTIFUL!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#6 posted 08-20-2012 10:05 PM

Fantastic work, I like them a lot! Your client must be happy.

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#7 posted 08-21-2012 01:49 AM

Is that chip-carving ? I had never seen chip-carving in Mahogany before. Nice job !

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#8 posted 08-21-2012 03:14 AM

Nice work and mitered dovetails over the top on that.

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#9 posted 08-21-2012 04:21 PM

Lovely intricate patterns. Splendid boxes.

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