Bubinga. Now that's a fun word.

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Project by Bill posted 10-07-2012 04:13 PM 1529 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is done in bubinga with a figured soft maple lid. 4×4x8ish. Wanted to try a new wood, and this stuff has a real depth to it when it is finished.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#1 posted 10-07-2012 04:40 PM

I think this is just a beautiful box! Love the sculpted lid, and cut design in front, all of it. Very nicely done, bigogre, and welcome to LJs.


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#2 posted 10-08-2012 06:25 AM

Nice work, and your right Bubinga is very nice wood.

-- Vince

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#3 posted 10-08-2012 11:24 PM

Love the thinking out of the box design

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#4 posted 10-21-2012 02:35 PM

Lovely box, as for your title? would that be a reference to a particular movie involving an elf?

Thats great!


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#5 posted 11-20-2013 05:14 PM

I love the asymetry. And the finish looks fantastic.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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