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Project by blackcherry posted 09-07-2012 09:04 PM 1385 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 09-07-2012 09:15 PM

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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#2 posted 09-07-2012 09:19 PM

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

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Sawtooth

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#3 posted 09-07-2012 09:26 PM

Love the design, looks great.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#4 posted 09-07-2012 09:31 PM

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?

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#5 posted 09-07-2012 09:37 PM

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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#6 posted 09-07-2012 09:48 PM

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 09-07-2012 10:07 PM

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 09-07-2012 10:20 PM

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

Thanks for posting

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SPalm

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#9 posted 09-07-2012 11:36 PM

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 09-07-2012 11:42 PM

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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#11 posted 09-07-2012 11:55 PM

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 09-07-2012 11:58 PM

Thanks for viewing LJ’s…BC

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#13 posted 09-08-2012 01:04 AM

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 09-08-2012 01:42 AM

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 09-08-2012 01:52 AM

Sooooo sweet!

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

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