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Elm, Mahogany legs and finger lift, insert trays are Cumaru, lined with green felt. Finish is Tung oil and sprayed shellac the buffed with steel wool and wax. 12” by 6” total height is 4 1/2”.
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#1 posted 01-24-2013 11:48 PM
that elm is really a neat wood, you never know what the grain is going to look like.the legs and lid are neat,like the boxes with some kind of legs they don’t look like they just grow out of top of furniture. great work.
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#2 posted 01-25-2013 12:14 AM
That is a great looking box. I really like the grain patterns in the elm, especially on the lid.
-- “It was they who were wrong, and for them here's a song.” ― I. Anderson
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#3 posted 01-25-2013 12:33 AM
Very nice a wonderful box,great job.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#4 posted 01-25-2013 01:33 AM
Nice box I like the top raised panel look and the feet detail.it is giving me ideas for my next box project
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#5 posted 01-25-2013 01:44 AM
Elm is a challenge and smells bad, but when it works it is great.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#6 posted 01-25-2013 01:55 AM
Very nice work on this elm box. The legs and lift are a nice touch.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#7 posted 01-25-2013 08:18 AM
Beautiful details with legs.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#8 posted 01-25-2013 10:16 AM
Very nicely done classical looking box. The interior looks great too.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#9 posted 01-25-2013 05:06 PM
Love the legs and the lift which make a beautiful contrast with the box. Excellent job!
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#10 posted 01-25-2013 07:33 PM
Wonderful project. I have always considered Elm to be a horribly underrated wood. I love the grain and quality of it.
-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)
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#11 posted 01-25-2013 08:15 PM
Beautiful box! I’m sure whomever you give it to will love it!
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#12 posted 01-25-2013 09:23 PM
Two great examples of box making, love both of them, very nice workPete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#13 posted 01-25-2013 11:11 PM
Very nice box, I really like the shape of the legs. What did you use to make the ring holders? I have wanted to try something like that in one of my boxes.
#14 posted 01-26-2013 12:40 AM
The ring holder, a kneeling pad from a Dollar store cut slots Rhino tape and felt pushed into slots.
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#15 posted 01-26-2013 04:23 PM
Wow that looks really nice
-- Don, Royersford, PA
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