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Project by kiefer posted 354 days ago 1690 views 17 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A box made from jatoba and aspen .
I like the colour combination which created a nice fresh look .
The design is a play of corner splines with a vertical spline added and spacing of the splines .
The top lines are a continuation of the vertical splines and the lid corners are a inlay made from birch bark .
The lid lift is very subtle but works well and the tray is easily removed as the lid opens wide with the barrel /SOSS hinges I used for the first time .
The tray and bottom are lined with a upholstery material .
The tray dividers are simple bent pieces of aspen with a lace wood lift handle .
The box is finished with satin spray lacquer and will get a wax coat when the lacquer has cured .
Hope you like it .

-- Kiefer 松





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shipwright

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#1 posted 354 days ago

Very nice. You are refining and refining what seems to be becoming a signature style. .......... and a beautiful signature it is!
I like the purity that the aspen brings to this piece. I never thought of it as being that white.

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

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 354 days ago

very, very nice. love the woods you used.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 354 days ago

Excellent craftsman ship as always! Striking beautiful contrast and love the high style separator.
As Shipwright said, it’s your signature style! Nice work Kiefer!

-- 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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#4 posted 354 days ago

Wow Kiefer. That is sure a striking box!!!!!!!!!!.........Jim

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

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littlecope

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#5 posted 354 days ago

You sure do Fine Work my Friend,
There is nothing not to like here, Great Job!!

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 354 days ago

Definitely like this one and your continuous, wrap around design—very attractive and meticulously crafted with great use of contrasting woods. A nice evolution of your vertical end inlays.

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

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peteg

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#7 posted 354 days ago

Wow Kiefer, how clean, classy & just simply eye candy is that, man you’re on a roll
Pete

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

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jbschutz

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#8 posted 354 days ago

Kiefer…..I don’t know how to classify the style…..Asian Modern? Very classy, clean lines. I think you are on to something great.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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tomd

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#9 posted 354 days ago

Very nice looking box, great work. Does have a good clean design look about it.

-- Tom D

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MontanaBob

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#10 posted 354 days ago

Outstanding

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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Dick

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#11 posted 354 days ago

Nice Work! I like the color combo!

-- Dick

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deon

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#12 posted 354 days ago

Very cool!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

5027 posts in 1944 days


#13 posted 354 days ago

Absolutely Awesome Box…I really like your choice of wood combination and your craftsmanship details are spot on..

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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DocSavage45

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#14 posted 354 days ago

Paul and Greg say what I’m thinking about the excellent crafting of your boxes. This one reminds me of rice paper doors.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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cathyb

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#15 posted 354 days ago

I like this box. It is bold in it’s dark and light contrast, which is so refreshing and pleasing. Thank you for making my day….......

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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