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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 09-09-2013 11:42 AM 1146 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In the last Sydney timber show that was in July, I bought the ringed hinge and spent all the time thinking what to do with it. At last I came up with this design, doted jewellery box. The pinkish timber is very nice for turning, not too hard ad not too soft. I don’t remember its name now. The black dots are African wingy. Silicon is used to glue the rings to the timber. 135mm tall.
I found out that the pinkish wood was Ambonya or PNG rose wood. Added on 31 of September/2013

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#1 posted 09-09-2013 11:53 AM

Very nice Sam! Great design and excellent workmanship, a one of a kind box!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#2 posted 09-09-2013 11:56 AM

That is real nice Sam, great use of the ringed hinge. Looks like a ladybird with the color and dots.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#3 posted 09-09-2013 12:44 PM

Fantastic job Sam! Could that be New Guinea rosewood (Amboyna) ?

-- There is always an opportunity to learn. . . .Steve Mcgrady. . Sydney, Australia.

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#4 posted 09-09-2013 12:46 PM

Sweet box, Sam!!!!!!!!! cheers, Jim

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

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#5 posted 09-09-2013 07:05 PM

Amazing combination of the ringed hinge and the turning, Sam!!
I love it!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 09-09-2013 07:15 PM

Beautiful Sam!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 09-09-2013 09:33 PM

A lot of painstaking work gone into this piece Sam, great result & someone will be very happy :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#8 posted 09-09-2013 11:40 PM

Very nice,

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#9 posted 09-10-2013 01:47 AM

Nice work and clever design as always, Sam.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#10 posted 09-10-2013 03:26 AM

Excellent piece Sam.
Sorry I missed you at the ‘wood show’. Could not get there
Might catch up at next years one

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 09-10-2013 03:56 AM

Beautifully well turned box.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#12 posted 09-10-2013 08:07 PM

Another beautiful project!

Very nice!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#13 posted 09-10-2013 10:01 PM

Thank you all for taking your time to write nice words.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#14 posted 09-12-2013 10:10 AM

Dear Samir
This is a great idea wood with copper as an act of good and outstanding

-- Waleed Waheed

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#15 posted 09-12-2013 10:24 AM

Thank you very much Walid. It is nice to hear from you after long time. Good luck with your craft.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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