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Project by sparks posted 01-04-2013 04:08 AM 1067 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thank you Andy for the inspiration. She loved it. Outside is sapele with a walnut burl for a handle and crushed turquoise inlay in the knots. Inside is teak bottom with walnut dividers. First time shaping wood like this and will defiantly be doing more.

-- Sparks





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-04-2013 04:23 AM

Looks great nice work and good details.

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Roger

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#2 posted 01-04-2013 01:12 PM

Nice lookin tea box. I do like the inlay, and the natural lift on the lid.

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

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#3 posted 01-04-2013 01:34 PM

TEA??? I thought that was CHOCLATES stacked in there! :-)

Beautiful box by the way!

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JoeinDE

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#4 posted 01-04-2013 03:02 PM

Nice box. I don’t know that I have seen a sculpted box with crushed turquoise inlay before.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#5 posted 01-04-2013 05:17 PM

How sweet of you! Couldn’t have done better myself.

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#6 posted 01-04-2013 06:03 PM

Like the look of this

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

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#7 posted 01-04-2013 08:33 PM

Nice work got to edit those pics upright first for us to enjoy them. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 01-04-2013 09:27 PM

Great Tea Caddy nice and chunky
I’m sure that it will be treasured.
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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sparks

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#9 posted 01-05-2013 01:35 AM

Its actually a jewelry box but she said I couldn’t buy her anything for Christmas but she didn’t say anything about filling it with chocolates.

-- Sparks

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#10 posted 01-05-2013 03:43 PM

The box turned out great, I like how you incorporated the knots

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#11 posted 01-05-2013 08:10 PM

You are a master box man. I enjoy it’s contours. This is great. I like tea.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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