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Project by JoeyG posted 12-07-2012 06:33 PM 943 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box was commissioned for a Houston Dynamos fan. I decided to do the padauk and maple soccer ball inlay instead of the logo. The box is made of Walnut and the lid is alder banded with padauk.

Thanks for taking a look.

Joey

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks





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#1 posted 12-07-2012 06:39 PM

Very nice color combinations. They should love it.

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

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#2 posted 12-07-2012 07:12 PM

Very clean and looks expensive!

-- "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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#3 posted 12-07-2012 07:17 PM

Another winner!

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#4 posted 12-07-2012 07:24 PM

GOAL !

well done joey

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 12-07-2012 07:27 PM

hey there joey, this turned out really sweet, you did a great job on the finish, is this a lacquer job…yea the top really shines…im sure your client is very happy with there box…bob

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 12-07-2012 08:09 PM

Sorry, the finish is Polycrylic. I almost always use it and almost always forget to list it.

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#7 posted 12-07-2012 08:39 PM

Very, very cool! Well done!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#8 posted 12-07-2012 08:54 PM

That box came out really nice and the socker ball logo adds a really nice touch. I am sure your client will really appreciate it. The color combinations work quite well together.

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#9 posted 12-07-2012 09:33 PM

Very nice!

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

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#10 posted 12-08-2012 02:03 AM

Nice job getting all the color from different woods rather than dyes.

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

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#11 posted 12-08-2012 02:41 AM

I never do dyes unless it’ en my epoxy. There are so many colors in nature I try to so even stain. That’s why one my favorite finishes is MinWax Polycrylic. It’s water based to warm soapy water cleans everything without having all the dangerous chemicals around, and after having my kids carrying around boxes from the age if 2 and up I feel good about bout the miter splines and polycrylic. Still perfectly clear after all this time and now chips. The wood is still the same color it was the day I finished it.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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#12 posted 12-08-2012 05:00 AM

Joey, beautiful work as always. Thanks for showing this to us. I love the choices of wood and the sheen you have built up. I would love to have seen a shot of the inside of the box to see how you did the hinges and the interior. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#13 posted 12-08-2012 10:22 AM

i like it great job

-- no matter what size job big or small do a job right or don't do it at all.

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#14 posted 12-08-2012 11:46 AM

Awsome! It’s spectacular. Nice ball

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 12-09-2012 12:36 PM

Really very nice Joey. Gr8 lookin inlays

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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