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Project by tomd posted 07-02-2013 01:28 AM 1379 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I mainly make turnings and boxes, after seeing some of the marquetry on LJ’s I thought maybe marquetry would add a little to my boxes. After trying several different styles I settled on the double bevel method using a scroll saw. The box has a curved lid and I used Mozambique veneer and homemade banding. The interior is gold colored satin with a brass pinned lid and quadrant hinges.

-- Tom D





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rustynails

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#1 posted 07-02-2013 01:44 AM

Looking good Tom. Nice choice of colors and craftmenship…..

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#2 posted 07-02-2013 02:02 AM

Well now, that is one elegant box. The inside of the lid is quite stylish. Nice work!

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#3 posted 07-02-2013 02:12 AM

Wow Tom! , that is really beautiful. Very professional.

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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#4 posted 07-02-2013 02:15 AM

Very nice job.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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#5 posted 07-02-2013 04:22 AM

your marquetry skills are impressive! Very nice work

-- mike c

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#6 posted 07-02-2013 04:40 AM

That is really sweet Tom. The eyes really make it come to life.
I like the tiger stripes on the box too …..... Zebrano?
And of course your box making has always been absolutely top notch.

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

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peteg

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#7 posted 07-02-2013 07:22 AM

Very nice job Tom, you sure have to know how to build the box in the first place before you can come up with a result like this one, well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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waleedwaheed2013

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#8 posted 07-02-2013 09:56 AM

Very Good work, and we need to making Magic Wood box

-- Waleed Waheed

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 07-02-2013 10:33 AM

What a great looking box both inside and out…beautiful work Tom, well done.

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

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Roger

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#10 posted 07-02-2013 10:48 AM

That really came out nice. I like the inside of the lid also, very kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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jbschutz

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#11 posted 07-02-2013 11:45 AM

Tom….What a beauty! The veneering and marquetry are elegant and stunning. The interior appointments bring it to a new level.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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punk

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#12 posted 07-02-2013 12:47 PM

REAL NICE

-- Punk in PA

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#13 posted 07-02-2013 01:40 PM

This is nice. You did a fine job on it.

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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#14 posted 07-02-2013 02:35 PM

Paul the fellow who sold me the veneer called it Monzambique but I think your probably right.

-- Tom D

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#15 posted 07-02-2013 03:40 PM

Very nice. I have always admired your box making skills and I enjoyed how you incorporated the marquetry. Nice kitty :)

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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