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Project by MontanaBob posted 507 days ago 1509 views 7 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Purple Heart & Maple Box…with inlays…12”x 7”x 5”, stop hinges, black felt liner, three coats of lacquer..The diamond inlay is the first inlay pattern I’ve made…After seeing how Patron makes his beautiful inlays, I think I will pick it up notch. Thanks for looking…

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future





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KennyBuildit

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#1 posted 507 days ago

I’m a fan of the curly maple and have a bit left over from a project I’m finishing up, probably wait till i’m a little more skilled before trying something of THIS level of detail.

Seriously looks great, thanks for sharing.

-- Half-assed and whole-hearted, Kenny

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 507 days ago

Nice looking box. I haven’t done inlays yet, but it’s coming.

-- 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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WoodenFrog

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#3 posted 507 days ago

Very nice looking box! Great Job On It!
Love the inlays, thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 507 days ago

Vibrant colors. I like it a lot.

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paratrooper34

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#5 posted 507 days ago

Outstanding job!!! Very nicely done!

-- Mike

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RVroman

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#6 posted 507 days ago

One of my favorite wood combinations. I love it, very well done!

-- Robert --- making toothpicks one 3x3x12 blank at a time!

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madts

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#7 posted 507 days ago

Job well done.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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jaykaypur

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#8 posted 507 days ago

W O W !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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shipwright

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#9 posted 507 days ago

Nice one Bob. Good work on the inlays, especially for a first time. I also like the way you stuck with the diamond theme even to the handle.

If I had one picky comment it might be that I think it may have looked a bit better if the inner diamond on the handle stayed parallel with the outer one…...... but that’s just being picky.

Beautiful box.

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

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MontanaBob

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#10 posted 507 days ago

Thanks for all the nice comments…shipwright…I was going to make the diamonds parallel…but I thought if they weren’t it would make people look twice to see if what they were looking at was really there…LOL

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 507 days ago

Hey Bob this is very,very VERY cool box great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Wazy

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#12 posted 507 days ago

Really fine work… love it! Since the beginning of inlays has now been shown …. man have you set the bar high for the next one. Just great! Wally

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TmacDaddy

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#13 posted 507 days ago

Love the craftsmanship! Very nice job!!

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shipwright

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#14 posted 507 days ago

OK Bob, You got me looking.
Mission accomplished!

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

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robert triplett

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#15 posted 507 days ago

I think you did a good job. I liked the explanation behind the placement of the diamonds. You are either a person who plans ahead or a quick thinker! Great color combinations and just the right amount of each.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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