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BIRDEYE IN THE GARDEN

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Project by kiefer posted 08-01-2013 07:15 PM 1882 views 3 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well ,company has left and now it’s time for the shop again .
Had this box started a while ago and finished it today .
The box is made from a piece of maple flooring that would not fit into a maple floor so my buddy saved it for me and the top panel is a scrap of mahogany .
Just a simple box that was a joy to build and will go to little girl that keeps saving hardwood flooring for me ,I promised her a little box a while ago and this is it .
Finish is spray lacquer and beeswax mixture from another buddy that keeps bees .

-- Kiefer 松





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 08-01-2013 07:21 PM

It’s a wonderful box and you did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#2 posted 08-01-2013 07:46 PM

Beautiful box, beautiful wood, great design!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 08-01-2013 08:05 PM

That’s a fine looking box Kiefer. I love that Birdseye Maple. The top is a pattern I haven’t see before, I like it! I think the dark mahogany makes the lighter Birdseye look even better.
Excellent work!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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maplerock

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#4 posted 08-01-2013 08:08 PM

Nice! Can you explain a little about how you constructed the pattern in the top?

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

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#5 posted 08-01-2013 08:18 PM

very good looking box, she will be very happy

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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#6 posted 08-01-2013 09:45 PM

Beautiful box, Kiefer…...the tiled look on the top is a happy use of the two contrasting woods.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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#7 posted 08-01-2013 11:18 PM

Great job. Nothing to criticize here! :-)

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 08-01-2013 11:44 PM

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#9 posted 08-02-2013 12:27 AM

Great to see you enjoying the retired life.
That’s a pretty nice box and a lucky little girl.

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

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#10 posted 08-02-2013 01:41 AM

I’m with Paul, your letting loose! I’d save stuff for you if I got a box? LOL! She’s gonna like it!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 08-02-2013 02:06 AM

Very Nice!

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#12 posted 08-02-2013 02:10 AM

Great Job Keifer…
Lucky Young Lady for sure!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#13 posted 08-02-2013 02:23 AM

Beautiful box Kiefer…you did a great job..

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

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#14 posted 08-02-2013 02:29 AM

A great box!

I love the look of that top. I too am interested in how you did it?

That is some really nice birdseye!

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

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#15 posted 08-02-2013 03:23 AM

Very, very nice thank you gift.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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