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Project by Woodenwizard posted 541 days ago 1129 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend wanted a napkin box to put on the table as a center piece. This was what I came up with. They were thrilled which always makes you feel good. The marquetry rose was done using the double bevel method on my shop made saw. The primary woods are cherry and walnut.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 541 days ago

Very nicely done.

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

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jerrells

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#2 posted 541 days ago

Very nice – I like that

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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oakwood

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#3 posted 541 days ago

You did a nice job on the box. The marquetry really adds a nice touch. Glad your friend liked it.

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shipwright

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#4 posted 541 days ago

Nice one John.
Roses are such a good motif for marquetry.
Well done.

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

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Pete Jansen

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#5 posted 540 days ago

Super cool, I need to practice the double bevel. Nice job, and your face will stay cleaner too.

-- Lovin' sawdust in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado

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Jim Finn

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#6 posted 540 days ago

It is good to see others doing double bevel work also. Very nice job.

-- In God We Trust

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Lenny

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#7 posted 540 days ago

Hi John. This is a wonderful box with clean, crisp lines highlighted by your usual high standard marquetry skills. well done buddy!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Max

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#8 posted 540 days ago

John,

Another great project. The rose really stands out and the wood combination is very nice. As always, wonderful.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 540 days ago

Bothe the box and the rose are beautiful. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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pantango

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#10 posted 540 days ago

beautiful project!! I love the way marquetry looks and may even like to give it a try someday.

Great job!!!

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

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nakedjoinery

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#11 posted 540 days ago

Great box and thanks for the help. Looks like I’ll be going hand powered, as this seems to be the prefered method.

-- mike c

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MaroonGoon

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#12 posted 540 days ago

Beautiful marquetry! Your friend will be pleased!

-- "Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." -- Pablo Picasso

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Fishinbo

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#13 posted 539 days ago

Gorgeous box! Love the details on the rose and the wood combo with the beautiful design.

—www.sawblade.com

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scrollingmom

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#14 posted 539 days ago

Very nice as always. I really like the rose.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Roger

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#15 posted 537 days ago

Tis a beaut! Nice wood combos, and inlay as well. Lotta nice details

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

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