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Project by kiefer posted 12-31-2012 08:41 PM 3794 views 9 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well the year is almost over and I finally finished this box that has been laying around the shop.
This box went wrong from the shell stage ,it was not centred and caused me to wonder what to do ,scrap it or come up with a solution.
So here it is finished in one day with all the design ideas I wanted included ,from a centre hinge to a different handle than what I had been using and some leather and textured parts.
When my wife was taking the pictures a name come in my head as some features remind me of a falcon, hence the name .
Material is maple and walnut ,velvet liner ,leather lace and poly finish .

Happy New YEAR to all and to a good 2013

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-31-2012 08:44 PM

Your work is always unique and so well done Kiefer,this is a way cool design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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grandpasworkshop

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#2 posted 12-31-2012 08:48 PM

How the heck did you come up with such a master piece. That is marvelous workmanship.

-- Grandpaj

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#3 posted 12-31-2012 08:57 PM

Great design innovation and superb craftsmanship. Another masterpiece!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 12-31-2012 09:09 PM

Great name…. and fitting too, it looks like something the Vikings would have made.

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Doe

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#5 posted 12-31-2012 09:10 PM

It’s amazing. I agree—it’s a masterpiece!

Best wishes for the new year

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 12-31-2012 09:43 PM

W O W !

Superb craftsmanship and design. Love the center hinge and the leather on the ends.

What a fantastic way to cap off your 2012’s projects…with a masterpiece.

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

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Grumpymike

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#7 posted 12-31-2012 09:50 PM

I just love it when you let your imagination guide you through a project; and this one is a great example of your imagination and craftsmanship.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Bernie

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#8 posted 12-31-2012 09:56 PM

The Falcon caught my eye and prompted me to look at some of your other work. Amazing repertoire kiefer. You’ve got my attention!

-- Bernie: It never gets hot or cold in New Hampshire, just seasonal!

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shipwright

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#9 posted 12-31-2012 10:32 PM

You, my friend are on a roll !
Enjoy the ride.
This is just another fine flight of fantasy from your fertile imagination and I love it.
Way cool !!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Woodwrecker

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#10 posted 12-31-2012 11:16 PM

That is really “wild” Kiefer.
Get it, “Wild Falcon”?

Honestly my friend, your imagination is only exceeded by your extraordinary talent.

And Happy new Year to you as well.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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Gene Howe

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#11 posted 12-31-2012 11:32 PM

Absolutely stunning! That hinge system is just awesome.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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jbschutz

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#12 posted 12-31-2012 11:43 PM

Beautiful, innovative,.....the rhythm and the organic feel are amazing. The twin lids and the hinge system are really …...thinking outside the box…....lots to like about this one, buddy.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#13 posted 12-31-2012 11:52 PM

kiefer, Your work is so nice it belongs in an art gallery. Every piece is so interesting and beautiful.
Falcon is a perfect name for this work!
Happy New Year!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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peteg

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#14 posted 01-01-2013 12:05 AM

This is one real COOL box, just love it well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Douglas Bordner

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#15 posted 01-01-2013 12:26 AM

You certainly pulled it all off! Great innovation and quality workmanship. Love it!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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