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Project by kiefer posted 12-03-2012 02:44 AM 3574 views 16 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first box I build using the micro wave steam bending process and a new jig I build which has produced the best results so far .
I build this box in memory of my mother MARTHA which passed away during my early childhood and I wanted a special tribute and keepsake box to remind us and keep a little momento of her in this box .
This box is made from douglas fir and walnut and finished with wipe on poly .

-- Kiefer / It's all about design and innovation





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#1 posted 12-03-2012 02:52 AM

Great looking box. A fitting tribute.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-03-2012 03:07 AM

Sorry your mom cannot see what a stunning piece. Maybe she can. Merry Christmas. Really like your creative extension of this style!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 12-03-2012 03:17 AM

Beautiful box Kiefer

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#4 posted 12-03-2012 03:18 AM

Hi Kiefer, an awesome box and tribute to your mom, l am pretty sure you put a smile on her face happy and proud of her son a awesome box Kiefer.

-- jim

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#5 posted 12-03-2012 03:25 AM

BEAUTIFUL!

-- just rjR

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#6 posted 12-03-2012 04:06 AM

Wow, Kiefer, that is a sweet box! Love the bent handle, too.
You make your mom proud!!!!!!!!!!!
................Jim

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

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#7 posted 12-03-2012 04:19 AM

Outstanding…

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#8 posted 12-03-2012 04:20 AM

Outstanding as always,

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#9 posted 12-03-2012 05:00 AM

That’s some fine bending there Klaus.
You are really getting the hang of it.
I think I know a little of the emotion that went into this as I had a somewhat similar project about a year ago.
You did well.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#10 posted 12-03-2012 05:06 AM

It’s lovely Kiefer.

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#11 posted 12-03-2012 05:15 AM

Fantastic box.

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#12 posted 12-03-2012 08:49 AM

Beautiful

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#13 posted 12-03-2012 08:52 AM

awesome box and tribute to your mom,Kiefer love that look you put on the ends too

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#14 posted 12-03-2012 10:52 AM

great box..I like the color combo. the crossing pattern on the ends, are a neat detail

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#15 posted 12-03-2012 12:10 PM

Very well done and a nice reminder. Good job.

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

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