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Project by CalgaryGeoff posted 11-08-2012 09:25 PM 2436 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These box bodies are made from maple and have splines made of roasted maple and the lighter is jatoba. The lids are cherry and mahogany. Finished with a 3 applications of polyurethane clear coat and buffed to shine.

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#1 posted 11-08-2012 09:31 PM


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#2 posted 11-08-2012 09:51 PM

Beautiful boxes

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#3 posted 11-08-2012 10:24 PM

Very Nice looking boxes and the keys really set it off…....

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#4 posted 11-08-2012 11:11 PM


I really like the contrasts!

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#5 posted 11-08-2012 11:43 PM

very nice, good work!

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#6 posted 11-09-2012 01:04 AM

Good looking boxes…! Roasted Maple? Sounds like dinner.

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#7 posted 11-09-2012 04:02 AM

Beautiful pieces. Well done.

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#8 posted 11-09-2012 12:33 PM

What is roasted maple? Sounds like mums meatloaf. Nice boxes all around.

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#9 posted 11-09-2012 01:04 PM

That looks great.
Good job on the hinges too.


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#10 posted 11-09-2012 06:58 PM

I’m very glad to be able to post projects here again it’s rewarding to read the comments from everyone.

Roasted Maple, it’s hard maple that has been baked in an industrial oven. Temp and time I don’t know. When it’s finished the maple turns dark brown and becomes very dry and extremely easy to cut.

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