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1st Box Lacewood , beech, and rosewood.2nd Box Cherry, walnut and bubinga.
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#1 posted 10-19-2012 04:29 PM
Again, very beautiful work!
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#2 posted 10-19-2012 08:41 PM
Beautiful : )
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#3 posted 10-19-2012 09:21 PM
Outstanding, a first class box just down right beautiful.
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#4 posted 10-20-2012 01:19 AM
Those are both extremely beautiful. However, that lacewood looks more like the nicest QS Sycamore I’ve evr seen. Are you sure it is lacewood?
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#5 posted 10-20-2012 02:19 AM
Nice boxes! But I agree that sure looks like sycamore to me also.
#6 posted 10-20-2012 03:45 AM
I was going to suggest Sycamore as well , but the poster doesn’t have his location listed.This is what Lacewood looks like in my experience with it.
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#7 posted 10-20-2012 03:50 AM
Handsome boxes !
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#8 posted 10-20-2012 12:31 PM
Calvin, those are the most spectacular pictures I’ve seen at LJs. Your camera truly captured the beauty of the the grain as well as the accuracy of the build. The dovetails were absolutely perfect. the proud standing box joints, were a nice reflection of the green & green era. Absolutely gorgeous projects. Please be my online buddy, would love to here more of your builds. BTW : LACEWOOD! to answer that question is found is what stain / finish was used. Sycamore stains lighter than Lacewood.
-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president
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#9 posted 10-20-2012 01:10 PM
These are very nicely done. Congratulations.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
#10 posted 10-20-2012 03:06 PM
“BTW : LACEWOOD! to answer that question is found is what stain / finish was used. ? Sycamore stains lighter than Lacewood.” Say what ? Lacewood is already a dark color . What color would you try to stain it ?
#11 posted 10-20-2012 05:42 PM
Your right the piece is QS sycamore. One of my other box is Lacewood. Good eyes.
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#12 posted 10-21-2012 01:06 AM
Some nice looking boxes and craftsmanship.What beautiful wood .
-- Kiefer 松
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#13 posted 10-21-2012 03:30 AM
Beautiful wood & great craftsmanship. That’s what it’s all about. It’s so rewarding when it all works.
-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.
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#14 posted 05-22-2014 01:37 PM
Artistry is a wonderful thing to behold. Love the lid treatment on the 2nd box, with the walnut dividing the … sapwood, I assume? Lovely technique.
-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com
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