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This is my first attempt at Marquetry, The box is curly maple, I veenered the top and did the marquetry. The splines & handle are ebony.
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#1 posted 05-10-2008 10:01 PM
Great looking job, Bill! Fantastic looking marquetry. I’ve got to try it one of these days.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#2 posted 05-10-2008 10:36 PM
Wow! You’ve done a fantastic job!! If this is your first attempt, then you’ve got it made!! I love the way you’ve put the black top on with the contrasting flower… very cool. What did you use for the black behind the flower?
-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †
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#3 posted 05-10-2008 10:46 PM
Very Very Nice.Chuck
-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com
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#4 posted 05-10-2008 10:59 PM
That is gorgeous!Great work!
-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com
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#5 posted 05-10-2008 11:09 PM
That is a beautiful box and wood. You have one lucky wife.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
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#6 posted 05-10-2008 11:52 PM
Excellent box Bill and the marquetry looks great.
-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia
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#7 posted 05-10-2008 11:58 PM
i really like the curly maple…and the flower on top turned out amzingly especially with the balck back ground…
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
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#8 posted 05-11-2008 12:47 AM
I wish I could get my miters that tight. Beautiful box. I like the shading on the edge of the marquerty leaves.
-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison
#9 posted 05-11-2008 01:22 AM
Thanks you all, as far as the top goes Iam not sure what it is. It was in a variety pack of veener I used a grain filler on it. The black reminds me of the Lilly ponds at longwood gardens in PA.
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#10 posted 05-11-2008 01:43 AM
Great looking box. I love the maple and the contrast. I’ve never tried marquerty…this looks very nice.
Thanks for posting it.
-- Martin, Kansas
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#11 posted 05-11-2008 03:44 AM
Billp,That box is exquisite. A lovely image that will stick in my head. Thanks.SM
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#12 posted 05-11-2008 04:12 AM
Great job, Bill! I love the contrast of the black top with the quilted maple.
-- Calgary Bill
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#13 posted 05-11-2008 06:52 AM
Very nice box and great workmanship.
-- Tom D
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#14 posted 05-11-2008 12:53 PM
This is a beautiful box. I love the marquetry and the ebony accents compliment the maple well.
Thanks for the post.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#15 posted 05-11-2008 04:19 PM
Beautiful! Bet you were the hero!
-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe
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