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Project by Robw posted 539 days ago 1285 views 5 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a retirement present I built for my office manager of many years. It is lacewood and figured maple. It is about 14 X 9 with sides that are only 3/8 thick. I built an other just like it at the same time out of maple and rosewood that we kept.





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BinghamtonEd

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#1 posted 539 days ago

That’s a great looking piece. I love those feet.

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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majeagle1

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#2 posted 539 days ago

Absolutely beautiful !!!
Love the smooth lines, the simplicity and yet the elegance…... The wood choice is perfect and the legs fit the design just perfect as well…... A favorite for me!!!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 539 days ago

Very nice…! I know your manager will treasure it. The woods are a great match and the feet add a lot of character.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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Surfside

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#4 posted 539 days ago

I love the details. I love the idea , that is authentic.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#5 posted 539 days ago

Coolsville,that’s one beautiful box,great job.

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SheriDi

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#6 posted 539 days ago

Beautiful work of art! The wood combination is really striking.

-- A Veteran is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check payable to the United States of America for an amount up to and including their life. That is beyond honor

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woodworm

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#7 posted 539 days ago

Really beautiful box.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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LesB

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#8 posted 539 days ago

Nice work and beautiful wood.
Was there some latent suggestion here that maybe the manager’s ashes should be put in the box?

-- Les B, Oregon

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MattinCincy

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#9 posted 539 days ago

Great choice of woods and a beautiful finish! Well done!

-- Wag more, bark less.

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 539 days ago

Nice box of some amazingly beautiful wood.

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

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Hybridwoodwork

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#11 posted 539 days ago

The proportions are perfect.

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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WWilson

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#12 posted 539 days ago

I just want to touch it! Great work.

-Will

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blackcherry

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#13 posted 539 days ago

Great looking box the wood combo is just wonderful together, and the finish is superb. Thanks for posting…BC

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dnick

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#14 posted 539 days ago

I really like it. A great piece.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#15 posted 539 days ago

Beautiful looking box, like the wood choice, great work.

-- Tom D

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