Bubinga. Now that's a fun word.

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Project by bigogre posted 662 days ago 1035 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 662 days ago

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 661 days ago

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

-- Vince

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#3 posted 661 days ago

Love the thinking out of the box design

-- Norman

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#4 posted 648 days ago

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 253 days ago

I love the asymetry. And the finish looks fantastic.

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