Maple Keepsake Box with Blue and Silver Dyed Veneer

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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 09-21-2012 11:01 AM 1259 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another box using dyed veneers. The maple box is approximately 4.5” by 4.5” with a height of 3.75” finished with a few coats of shellac and wax.


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#1 posted 09-21-2012 06:12 PM

Now that’s different. I like it. Looks to be quite tedious work. Rreally nice job

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 09-21-2012 08:00 PM

Its novel to see blue in woodwork. Here its nicely complimented with the grey, sitting very comfortably in it’s Maple surround. It has subtlety. As you might gather I like this box.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#3 posted 09-22-2012 06:16 AM

Very nice Roger – all 3 woods go great together.


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#4 posted 09-22-2012 11:55 AM

Looks great. I haven’t attempted using mitered corners on a box yet. I think it’s time. Thanks for the inspiration.

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