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Cherry & Ironbark Box

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Project by Steevo posted 09-04-2013 05:15 AM 816 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had to make a simple jewellery box for a friend’s 21st birthday quickly.
American Cherry lined with Red Ironbark.
Ironbark handles.
Applied tung oil with a SIA 500grit abrasive pad. WOW ! is that smooth.
Hope she likes it.

Steevo
Down Under

-- I was married by a judge.....I should have asked for a Jury





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RogerBean

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#1 posted 09-04-2013 10:44 AM

Nice little box. Tasteful design, clean execution. I like it. The contrasting lining is a nice detail; a pleasant surprise upon opening the lid. Well done.
Roger

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

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Gary

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#2 posted 09-04-2013 11:03 AM

That’s a beauty. She’s bound to love it.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Dave777

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#3 posted 09-04-2013 12:23 PM

Looks like a winner.
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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Andy

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#4 posted 09-04-2013 12:27 PM

Classy!

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 09-04-2013 01:58 PM

Great work I really like the two lids on this… very cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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aussiedave

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#6 posted 09-04-2013 04:38 PM

What a beautiful box….the contrast of colours between the Cherry and Red Ironbark is beautiful.. awesome job.

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

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 09-09-2013 01:41 PM

Elegant looking box! Like the great design and the nice wood colors and very smooth finish. Lucky friend!

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