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Project by blackcherry posted 683 days ago 1274 views 7 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s, this is my latest made from Birdeye Maple, Rosewood and Tiger Maple. Finish off with Danish Oil and a French Polish. The Rosewood is what really set this one off, so rich in color making the eye’s of the maple standout. Thanks for viewing your friend in woodworking Blkcherry





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Lenny

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#1 posted 683 days ago

wilson, let me be the first to say, WOW, that is just gorgeous. you are correct that the tone of the rosewood brings out the color of the birdseyes. i also like the pyramid-like shape. well done!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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steamfab

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#2 posted 683 days ago

Loving the name, loving the box! She is wonderfully made!

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Sawtooth

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#3 posted 683 days ago

Love the design, looks great.

-- "I'm a lumbrjock and I'm OK..."

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 683 days ago

what a great looking box and some mitey fine wood combinations…!
how do you get the top to open? Do you press down on the back side of the pin hinge?

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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jbschutz

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#5 posted 683 days ago

What a beauty, Wilson! A new shape…the top looks like a faceted jewel…., and the wood combo is spectacular…..you nailed it.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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Gpops

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#6 posted 683 days ago

Like the complimentary angles of the box and lid. Would be interested in seeing the inside. Don

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blackcherry

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#7 posted 683 days ago

Lenny thanks for viewing, hope all is well my friend.

Greg The Box Sculptor a slight bit of pressure on the back portion of the lid and it just pops open. Thanks for viewing.

JB i like your description of the faceted jewel thanks.

Don the inside is lined with a velvet liner, not much to photograph.

Thanks everyone for viewing…BC

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PurpLev

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#8 posted 683 days ago

The finish and the grain and it’s orientation really came out great on this one Wilson.

Thanks for posting

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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SPalm

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#9 posted 683 days ago

Very nice Wilson.
You do such fine work.

You need to do a blog on your french polishing technique.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Roger

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#10 posted 683 days ago

An eye-catcher fer sure. Wow! I too like the raised lid.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 683 days ago

That is an exquisite box!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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blackcherry

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#12 posted 683 days ago

Thanks for viewing LJ’s…BC

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MontanaBob

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#13 posted 683 days ago

Beautiful…

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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gfadvm

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#14 posted 683 days ago

This one exceeds your usual high standards. The rosewood is nice but I love the birdseye maple figure. You are another boxmaker that I know who built it as soon as I saw it.

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

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jaykaypur

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#15 posted 683 days ago

Sooooo sweet!

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

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