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A very Louis cube Christmas

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Project by JeremyPringle posted 12-30-2012 06:28 AM 2864 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a little box I made for my wife for Christmas. I finished it Christmas Eve at around 11 pm. It was close, but I got it done.

The wood is QS maple, the Louis cubes are made from maple, walnut and cherry veneer. The edging is bubinga, as is the trim between the top and bottom.

I used Old Brown Glue for the veneer work, I love that glue.

The finish is super blond dewaxed shellac, about a 2lb cut. After rubbing out the shellac I applied a coat of paste wax on the top only, just to dull the sheen and add an extra layer of depth to the Louis cubes. I flocked the inside and as you can see, it did not take long for her to fill the box.

Thanks for looking,
Jeremy





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#1 posted 12-30-2012 06:38 AM

Uniquely done.
Love the top and shape…..........................

-- mike...............

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#2 posted 12-30-2012 06:55 AM

This is cool top to bottom.

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#3 posted 12-30-2012 07:56 AM

Very nice gift Jeremy. Excellent craftsmanship and the flocking looks to have turned out well.

-- https://www.clickasnap.com/Andy61 - "The hand speaks to the brain as surely as the brain speaks to the hand." Frank R. Wilson

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#4 posted 12-30-2012 09:10 AM

Looks great!

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#5 posted 12-30-2012 10:27 AM

Very nicely done. What is the technique for flocking?
Jim

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#6 posted 12-30-2012 10:36 AM

Wonderful looking and well crafted box Jeremy. A 10 out of 10!!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 12-30-2012 04:14 PM

absolutley beautiful!! Really amazing outcome on that. I’m sure your wife just loves it.

-- Hate how work gets in the way of my hobby!!

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#8 posted 12-30-2012 04:30 PM

That came out really well. Great job on the 3d cubes : )

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#9 posted 12-30-2012 07:06 PM

that looks sweet!

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#10 posted 12-30-2012 07:06 PM

How long did that take to finish?

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#11 posted 12-31-2012 04:59 AM

Great looking box, well done.

-- Tom D

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#12 posted 12-31-2012 05:22 PM

Awesome box man!

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