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MODERN ASIAN STYLE BOX ( I think )

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Project by kiefer posted 380 days ago 2144 views 10 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my take on a modern Asian style box .
The box is birds eye maple and walnut and has 35mm leather hinges which worked out well ,my first try at thes and I will do a separate post on these soon .

The are two effects that just showed up ,one is in the top when you look at pic # 6 ,looks like a row of five wizards and the other is on the lift insert which looks like the sun setting over the ocean waves .

I made this box for my grandsons TAE KWON DO instructor ,a young fellow from Korea who has such a interesting approach to build confidence in young people .
This box is to thank let him and that we appreciate his work and effort .

-- Kiefer 松





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 380 days ago

Very nice as always, with a subtle oriental flare. I’m sure your grandson’s TKD teacher will appreciate it; and, best wishes to your grandson in his quest for oriental wisdom.

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

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RogerBean

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#2 posted 380 days ago

Nice one. I like it.
Roger

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

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shipwright

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#3 posted 380 days ago

Looks great kiefer, I’m interested in seeing those hinges.

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

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jbschutz

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#4 posted 380 days ago

Great look, Kiefer…..I like how the lift echos the hinges. Excellent wood combination and clean lines. Looking forward to learning more about the leather hinges.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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michelletwo

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#5 posted 380 days ago

I love the repetitive top..subtle, & lovely. those hinges interest me too..never heard of them.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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woodshaver

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#6 posted 380 days ago

Very nice box Kiefer! I like this style! I’ll be looking for those hinges!

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 380 days ago

Ah, so. Very nice Asian style box with mighty fine hinges!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 380 days ago

Very nice Kiefer…the box looks great and the hinges are excellent….would like to see some pics on the making of the hinges if you have any.

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

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 380 days ago

Kire! Desu Kiefer san! ( Very pretty, Kiefer!)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 380 days ago

Another winner!
You are always coming up with new innovations.
Keep em coming!

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

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littlecope

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#11 posted 380 days ago

Beautiful Box Kiefer,
great job on the modern interpretation…
I like your application of the age-old Leather Hinges using Epoxy
rather than the usual tacks, much better idea!
You are on a roll my Friend, keep ‘em coming!! :)

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

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Woodbridge

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#12 posted 380 days ago

great looking box. I like the Asian style. The top is really nice and I’m looking forward to seeing your post on the leather hinges.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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CFrye

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#13 posted 380 days ago

Beautiful box all around. The top has me intrigued. Looks like a piece of maple 1X3X5(however deep the box is,front to back) cut into 1X1/4” slices, laid flat and edge glued to make 1/4” thick X 8-ish” wide X 5” deep. Am I close? Way to stretch some beautiful wood! The hinges are brilliant too! Thanks for sharing!

-- God bless, Candy

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stefang

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#14 posted 380 days ago

Nice box Kiefer. I like the unique leather hinges, the wizards and the whole thing actually. A very nice thank you gift. I’m sure it was well received.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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OakHill

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#15 posted 379 days ago

Both beautiful in design and functional as well. Excellent job.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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