Brazilian Curly Cherry (Jatoba) Domino Box with Cherry Dominos

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Project by staryder posted 634 days ago 1034 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this set for a guy who has a Cherry Game Table and wanted a Domino set to match. This set has, as all of my sets do, rare earth magnets in the lid and box that pull the lid shut with a snap at the end.This set also has Black Buffalo hide in the box floor. His initials are G.B. thus the GeeBee nickname. I do my inlays using a Milescraft Pantograph to do the engraving and at this point use Epoxy to fill them. It has worked really well thus far. I am still learning how to do woodworking and really got into the smaller woodworking projects to learn enough to do larger projects. Thanks for looking at my projects and hope you ejoy them as much as I enjoy making them, it’s a great hobby.

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 634 days ago

That is just a beautiful box and great set of cherry dominoes! Nice going. He will love it. that will be a heirloom set!!......................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 634 days ago

Learning to do small projects helps on big projects. Mistakes show up quicker on the small ones. Another nice job.

-- 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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#3 posted 634 days ago

Thanks for the nice comments. There are so many wonderful projects here. I’m very pleased that you like them….

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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#4 posted 634 days ago

Well done, great job!! Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 634 days ago


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

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#6 posted 634 days ago

nice spinners
and a gorgeous box

well done

welcome to LJ’s

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#7 posted 634 days ago

Another beautiful set! That is some attractive Jatoba with some great grain and color. It’s a real joy to work with isn’t it?

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

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#8 posted 634 days ago

Very nice, well done.

-- Tom D

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#9 posted 630 days ago

Thanks for looking….. I certainly appeciate your comments…. I hope the two sets I am working on now will be the best yet. I will post them when completed. In the interum you can look at my Flickr Page to see the progress if you would like, I have documented them along the way starting from a Mesquite Slab under Lee M’s Set for those who are interested in what goes into one of these sets….

Ricks Handcrafts

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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