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Project by wooded posted 701 days ago 1789 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This little box holds 2(or 4) decks of playing cards. It is of Ribboned Maple and Wenge. The handle is black metal. I love this combination and wish the grain showed better in the Wenge. It really shows more than it does in the pictures. Thanks for looking!..........................;-J (The finish is sprayed laq.)

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com





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MonteCristo

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#1 posted 701 days ago

Nice combination of woods ! The continuity of the grain on the maple really paid off here.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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robert triplett

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#2 posted 701 days ago

I agree with MC. You did a good job with the Maple. Even if I can’t see the grain of the Wenge, the color contrast is well done.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 701 days ago

Now that is a good looking box!!! Love the wood and the contrast with the Wenge! David Marcs would be proud!

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

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 701 days ago

Beautiful woods used and an excellent build.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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bhog

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#5 posted 701 days ago

Striking.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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Dave Haynes

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#6 posted 701 days ago

The grain in these pictures shows enough for me to see the beauty of the box brought by your excellent craftsmanship!!

-- Dave Haynes, Indiana, http://www.oldaveswoodshop.com

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Schimmel

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#7 posted 700 days ago

Great box, that wood is stunning.

-- Chad, Gilbert AZ www.impeccablepen.com and www.youtube.com/user/ctschimmel

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Tokolosi

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#8 posted 700 days ago

Absolutely beautifull. Wel made and spectacular contrast in the wood.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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majuvla

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#9 posted 700 days ago

Nice box,nice finish

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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wooded

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#10 posted 699 days ago

Thanks All…................;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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