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Project by JoeyG posted 623 days ago 929 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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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 623 days ago

Very nice color combinations. They should love it.

-- 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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Surfside

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#2 posted 623 days ago

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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Granddaddy1

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#3 posted 623 days ago

Another winner!

-- Ron Wilson - maker of fine firewood!

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patron

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#4 posted 623 days ago

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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grizzman

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#5 posted 623 days ago

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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JoeyG

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#6 posted 623 days ago

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

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

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HorizontalMike

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#7 posted 623 days ago

Very, very cool! Well done!

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#8 posted 623 days ago

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.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 623 days ago

Very nice!

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

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 623 days ago

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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JoeyG

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#11 posted 623 days ago

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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Boxguy

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#12 posted 623 days ago

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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vonhagen

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#13 posted 622 days ago

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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majuvla

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#14 posted 622 days ago

Awsome! It’s spectacular. Nice ball

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roger

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#15 posted 621 days ago

Really very nice Joey. Gr8 lookin inlays

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

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