oriental box

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Project by bigogre posted 397 days ago 1147 views 7 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made with curly ambrosia maple and cherry burl. The pull was made by a friend of mine, but I can’t for the life of me remember what its called. Sadly I can’t blame it on getting old, I have always had that problem.

I use a “holey galahad” grinding disk to shape the lid

Box size is 4×4x5ish

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#1 posted 397 days ago

Your mind must be constantly working overtime to come up with such beautifully unique designs. Well done!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#2 posted 397 days ago

Very nicely done.
What kind of finish did you use?
Is the pull attached with epoxy?

-- Roger Gaborski,

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#3 posted 397 days ago

that’s a beautiful box with an amazing lid

-- Joel

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#4 posted 397 days ago

I love that lid.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#5 posted 397 days ago

Love the maple. Nice box

-- Woodify ~~

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#6 posted 397 days ago

Another awesome piece. The only thing I would change is to make the pull point straight up.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#7 posted 397 days ago

beautiful box

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#8 posted 397 days ago

Another great box with more of your AMAZING woods.

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

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#9 posted 397 days ago

Bill, this is lovely stuff. I don’t know where you find it, but you really come up with some magnificent local woods. Nice work.

-- Big Al in IN

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#10 posted 397 days ago

Totally unique,well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 397 days ago

Thanks for all the great comments.

Big Al, if you are ever in NE indiana, I’ll take you to wible lumber and show you the best place to buy lumber in indiana.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#12 posted 396 days ago

Very impressive my friend VERY impressive !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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#13 posted 396 days ago

Beautifully done!

-- Dana, Tallahassee, FL

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#14 posted 396 days ago

Bold and beautiful

-- Ron in Kokomo

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#15 posted 396 days ago

Sure like it…..........And about the memory thing…....just forget about it!.........;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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