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Project by CJay posted 06-18-2013 09:34 PM 1354 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two boxes inlayed with the silhouettes of two of my friends. Made to experiment with new techniques and new finishes (well… new to me, they’re all as old as the hills).

-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - http://www.chrisboreham.co.uk - http://throughwoodeneyes.tumblr.com/





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jap

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#1 posted 06-18-2013 10:17 PM

nice!

-- Joel

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#2 posted 06-18-2013 10:54 PM

Great job.

-- Todd

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#3 posted 06-18-2013 11:20 PM

Two beautiful boxes….very nice build, well done

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#4 posted 06-19-2013 12:58 AM

Very cool boxes

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 06-19-2013 03:32 AM

I’m curious about the technique. Can you point me in a direction that may explain? Very cool, in any case!

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/UncannyValleyWoods

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#6 posted 06-19-2013 02:11 PM

I’ll second that request for info on the technique, great boxes!

-- measure twice, cut once, swear and start over.

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#7 posted 06-19-2013 04:11 PM

Great work, looking good.

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

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#8 posted 06-19-2013 04:54 PM

Thanks guys.
UVW and Scott. I got all the techniques for this from three places.
Inlay – A book called ‘The art of inlay’ by Larry Robinson
The box veneering are from a couple of books by Andrew Crawford
And the finish (hand applied shellac and wax) are from a DVD by David Barron.
Between the three of them they’ve got everything you need to know to make these.

-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - http://www.chrisboreham.co.uk - http://throughwoodeneyes.tumblr.com/

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Woodbridge

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#9 posted 06-20-2013 12:58 AM

beautiful boxes.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#10 posted 06-21-2013 02:23 PM

Simple and elegant boxes. The beautiful inlays make great accents. Great job!

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#11 posted 06-21-2013 03:44 PM

These are all very nice. Congratulations.

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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#12 posted 06-21-2013 09:05 PM

Two nicely done boxes. Hope to see more from you.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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