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My daughter wanted a ring box instead of a pillow since her wedding is on a beach and my 7 year old grandson is the ring bearer. Only had a few days to get this completed but she was happy with it. Box is cocobolo
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#1 posted 05-19-2013 04:09 PM
Very nice box. Great placement of the wood grain on the lid. I am sure your daughter loves it.
-- Wayne - Plymouth MN
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#2 posted 05-19-2013 04:24 PM
Gorgeous piece for a happy occasion! I’ll bet this becomes a wedding heirloom for many more generations.
-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com
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#3 posted 05-19-2013 04:57 PM
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#4 posted 05-19-2013 05:25 PM
Beautiful! 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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#5 posted 05-19-2013 05:34 PM
The hinge placement and inlay are extra thoughtful! I’m sure this will always be one of her treasures!
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
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#6 posted 05-19-2013 07:32 PM
Beautiful wood and execution : ) Congratulations to you and your daughter.
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#7 posted 05-19-2013 09:14 PM
Very nice! ...even the felt. Never seen that much cocobolo…usually just for pens and such. Very nice job. I bow to the master. I hear heirloom. Congrats on your Daughters wedding. Have fun on the beach trip.
-- "Always with Honor"
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#8 posted 05-19-2013 10:02 PM
That’s super work. Beautiful box….
-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill
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#9 posted 05-20-2013 12:11 AM
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#10 posted 05-20-2013 12:54 AM
That is just beautiful! And done on short notice!Great job on this classic. And way better/ more durable than a pillow!
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#11 posted 05-20-2013 02:59 AM
Nice! The inlay in the lid is a nice touch.
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#12 posted 05-20-2013 06:08 AM
Wow I love the wood and the box is great.
-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh
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#13 posted 05-20-2013 07:05 AM
-- Dreaming patterns
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#14 posted 05-20-2013 08:55 AM
I’m glad someone can work Cocobolo. It Brings me out in sneezing fits.
-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com
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#15 posted 05-20-2013 11:15 AM
Nice box, and good idea putting a lock on it. I cant see a box like that making a trip down the beach in a seven-year-olds hands without being opened along the way!And I’m guessing your daughter was holding the key :-)
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