Bird's eye maple box with Walnut, Mahogany and blood wood splines.

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Project by ishkhan posted 01-18-2013 08:52 PM 4223 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this box with left over pieces of bird’s eye maple, walnut, mahogany and ebony. Finished it with a few coats of danish oil and some hand rubbing. Used blood wood to show off some spline work -:)
Hope you folks like it.

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#1 posted 01-18-2013 09:04 PM

Beautiful box so very well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-18-2013 10:56 PM

Beautiful box. I would love to see more pics especially around the hinge area.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#3 posted 01-18-2013 11:23 PM

Very nice looking box

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

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#4 posted 01-19-2013 12:32 AM

Hi Steve,
Just added a couple of more pictures for you. The hinge is simply a tiny nail embedded on each side and cut off. It works fine.

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#5 posted 01-19-2013 01:43 AM

ishkhan – Thanks for the additional pics. Love the box.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#6 posted 01-19-2013 02:07 AM

Great job with some very fancy wood (especially that birdseye!)

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 01-19-2013 02:43 AM

Great work its really nice.

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

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#8 posted 01-19-2013 01:30 PM

great looking box. I like the bird eye maple and the combination with wlanut.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 01-19-2013 02:58 PM

I think that this box is very clean looking and I love the beautiful wood and contrast between them. Well done and congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 01-19-2013 04:20 PM

ooh, you’ve put together a really good on there

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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