Custom Keepsake Box

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Project by wdkits1 posted 08-22-2013 08:49 PM 1075 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This little custom Cherry Keepsake box measures 6” x 7” x 3”. The Intarsia on the lid consists of 60 pieces from 14 different woods

-- Mike --

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#1 posted 08-22-2013 09:45 PM

Cute, charming and whimsical! Nice project.

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

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#2 posted 08-22-2013 10:23 PM

well here is my official comment on a great project, i watched this on the blog and enjoyed each posting, and really appreciated your hard work…i love how this turned out and have it slated in my mind as a on the list to do project…thanks mike…ive got to get my firewood in also..we dont get as cold as you do , but its still needed…i look forward to the next project from you…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 08-23-2013 08:41 AM

Mike, I too, followed the building of this project. The laminating of the woods to make the stripes was, IMHO, inspired. Love the note on the bottom, detailing the woods used in the project. Sure to become a charished keepsake. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 08-23-2013 09:49 AM

Another great intarsia project Mike.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 08-23-2013 11:37 PM


-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 08-23-2013 11:45 PM

Wow, I really like this! One of those boxes I can’t stop looking at. So simple and complex looking at the same time. Nice job!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#7 posted 08-27-2013 02:25 PM

It’s a beautiful and adorable box! Love the colors and art work on the lid. It will be cherished forever.

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#8 posted 08-27-2013 03:51 PM

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

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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