Curvet Valet

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Project by hickeymad posted 363 days ago 1010 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mahogany and spalted wood with wenge and bloodwood handles. Walnut inner box. Curves done with a handplane and tablesaw coping sled.

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#1 posted 363 days ago

Really nice! Is the top veneer?

If so, what kind of glue did you use?

Also, how did you glue it down?

This piece is very pretty. In the large pic it looks like 3 splines on the left and one on the right… is that the case or just hard to see?

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#2 posted 363 days ago

Another nice one! congradulations

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#3 posted 363 days ago

Another very nice box, the wood used on the main box lid and the interior box are really beautiful…excellent build.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#4 posted 363 days ago

Excellent job. I like the curved sides and inner box. The burled lid is really nice.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#5 posted 363 days ago

Very nice!!
Keep up the great work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#6 posted 362 days ago

No veneer was harmed in the making of this item. Solid wood – the spalted stuff was a treat! There are some splines that came out darker. Thanks looking!

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#7 posted 362 days ago

I real like the spaulted and walnut wood combination. The wenge handle sure pops off the lid I’d say. Very cool looking box!

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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