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Project by MoleParty posted 676 days ago 2213 views 5 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ross Dennis and I ( Britboxmaker) both work at Mole Valley Farmers (hence the name) and we often discuss both Ross’ art and my boxes. A while back we decided on a collaboration. This box comes from Ross’ original idea and my making techniques.

Its made from Padauk, Yew, Pau Amarello and Sycamore with a Birch liner and bottom, trimmed with Wenge.
Size is 114mm square x 65mm high (+6mm for the Wenge).

BBM

-- Ross Dennis and Martyn Brewer





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jaysonic

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#1 posted 676 days ago

Very cool! Looks great, welcome to LJ’s.

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 676 days ago

That is amazing!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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michelletwo

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#3 posted 676 days ago

welcome to LJ’s..I thought this box at first sight was by Britboxmaker! (look up his boxes, they are magnifident)
great colors

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 676 days ago

Very imaginative. Good look.

Welcome to LJ’s

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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MoleParty

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#5 posted 676 days ago

Michelle, it is me, Britboxmaker. Check out the MoleParty Home page. I have not intended to hoodwink anyone here. I thought the home page details and signing this BBM would have stated things plainly. Obviously not, my fault. I will alter the post accordingly. The reason its posted under MoleParty is that Ross gets equal billing with me. Anything posted here will automatically involve both of us. I originally suggested posting it under his id, Ross. I didn’t want to post it under Britboxmaker as it was his original idea. We both settled on a new id, MoleParty.

ps I also understand that there is more than one Ross, here. I’ll put links in (please have patience).

-- Ross Dennis and Martyn Brewer

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deon

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#6 posted 676 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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MShort

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#7 posted 676 days ago

That is a cool design. Makes me think of a backgammon board.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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michelletwo

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#8 posted 676 days ago

See, I know my boxmakers!!! Can’t fool me!! :-0 :-) It’s a great box.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Spoontaneous

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#9 posted 676 days ago

You bloody Brit fellers done got it all worked out! Very beautiful box Martyn and Ross… a great collaborative beginning.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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Ross

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#10 posted 676 days ago

:)

-- after hours of labour, i've broken it more....but at least it's colourful!!!

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mauibob

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#11 posted 676 days ago

Very cool design and build, guys. Makes me think of playing backgammon looking at the top, and going to the barber when looking at the sides.

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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SPalm

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#12 posted 676 days ago

Great work you two.
A lot of colour to this one too. Nice mitres.
(Did I pass my British spelling?)

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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bibb

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#13 posted 676 days ago

Look out world!!! Now there are two mind blowing box makers trying to hurt our heads!

-- "Imagination is more important than knowledge" Bibb in CO at http://katanadesign.com

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Jamie Speirs

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#14 posted 676 days ago

Martyn Ross

“Carry on Collaborating”

Very neat and worth returning

to look at

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Zingarella

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#15 posted 676 days ago

Amazing work. Gorgeous!

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