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Project by oakwood posted 629 days ago 983 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this little fish box about a year ago. The bit of marquetry is a vector image photo from 123rf web site. The banding was done on the bandsaw and the finish is simply rubed on 50/50 poly and varsol. The part I found most challenging was the fishing line.





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michelletwo

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#1 posted 629 days ago

I fish almost every summer morning, so this caught my eye!! Great job..very appealing & the design flows very well.

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

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shipwright

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#2 posted 629 days ago

Very nice John.
That double bevel style certainly gets it done in the close-ups.
Nice veneer choices and perfection in cuts.
Well done too on the fishing line and all the tougher doing it in oak veneer.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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larryw

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#3 posted 629 days ago

Beautiful box John, nice marquetry.

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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Grumpymike

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#4 posted 629 days ago

Is that fish line part of the inlay??? wow if it is it is surly the finest stringing that I’ve ever seen.
Like your bear box this is surley outstanding craftsmanship and your artistic talent realy show.
Thank you for sharing.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 629 days ago

Really nice work

-- 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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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 629 days ago

Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Jim Sellers

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#7 posted 629 days ago

Outstanding John. Now that’s something to be proud of. I’d like to see something like that hanging on my wall.

-- J.C.Sellers

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itsmic

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#8 posted 629 days ago

Very fine Box here, Great artistry and superb craftsmanship makes this a real eye catcher, fish catcher, well You know, Great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 628 days ago

The detail in this one is amazing. The banding and perfect joinery is as impressive as the marquetry. (and that’s saying a lot!)

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Woodenwizard

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#10 posted 628 days ago

BEAUTIFULL! I have been planning to do the same picture. I just haven’t been able to work it into the schedule. Thanks for the post. It gives me some ideas if I ever really decied to tackle it. Pun intended.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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tomd

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#11 posted 628 days ago

Wow, super marquetry, love it.

-- Tom D

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majuvla

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#12 posted 628 days ago

Nice box,outstanding marqetry.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roger

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#13 posted 628 days ago

Very fine workmanship and marqetry

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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