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Sycamore & Elm burr stationery box

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Project by Ian Hawthorne posted 616 days ago 2067 views 18 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box was made to hold various pieces of stationery. It has been veneered with ripple sycamore and elm burr inlays. Fitted out with 2 rosewood trays and lined in tan suede. The finish is a pre-cat satin.

Merry Christmas.

Ian

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge! http://hawthornecrafts.com/our-blog/





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 616 days ago

This box has very nice details and was done very well.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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deltawing

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#2 posted 616 days ago

Ian, nice proportion and choice of materials inside and out – thxs for sharing

-- > It takes a long time to become a child - Picasso <

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bobasaurus

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#3 posted 616 days ago

Great-looking box. The line work in the veneering is superb. The trays fit well with the design, too.

-- Allen, Colorado

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SPalm

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#4 posted 616 days ago

Well done Ian, well done.
That sycamore looks so wonderful.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Roger

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#5 posted 616 days ago

Really elegant all the way around. Really like how you did the inner trays. Gr8 wood combos as well.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 616 days ago

Classy, stately looking

-- 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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Dave Haynes

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#7 posted 616 days ago

Man, I really like this box! Clean and crisp. Nice job.

-- Dave Haynes, Indiana, http://www.oldaveswoodshop.com

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David

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#8 posted 616 days ago

wow – beautiful work!

-- dcutter

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RogerBean

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#9 posted 616 days ago

Ian,
Lovely piece, as usual. Really nice combination of colors, lines and textures. I like it a lot.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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deon

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#10 posted 616 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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WoodenFrog

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#11 posted 616 days ago

Wonderful Box!! Very Beautiful!

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

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BritBoxmaker

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#12 posted 616 days ago

From the perfectly executed inlay to the sumptuous interior (nicely contrasted with the stark elegance of the exterior) this is a box of the highest quality. Thank you for showing it, Ian.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Knothead62

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#13 posted 616 days ago

Elegant is what I was thinking. I’m in awe of the inlay work! Thanks for sharing this project!

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jaykaypur

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#14 posted 616 days ago

A true piece of art and beautiful craftsmanship.

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

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UncleStumpy

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#15 posted 616 days ago

Dave took my words – clean, crisp, beautiful lines, uncluttered. Super!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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