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Project by MontanaBob posted 216 days ago 1221 views 11 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Leaf Box… Sister – in – Law asked me to make her a box. This is it…It was a fun build ….12” x 8”x 5”, Peruvian Walnut and Curly Maple with Zebra wood and Cherry wood accents. Thanks for looking…Bob

-- 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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Wazy

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#1 posted 216 days ago

That is a real beauty! Simply magnificent. Great choice of woods and the inlays are really well done. One question…. is the lining felt cloth or is it blown in as with the flocking product & glue? Cheers, Wally

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MontanaBob

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#2 posted 216 days ago

Wazy thanks for looking,,,,, it is felt cloth from Michaels, put in with double sided tape

-- 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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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 216 days ago

Extremely well done—beautiful work!

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

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wdsrk

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#4 posted 216 days ago

Amazing job!

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JR45

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#5 posted 216 days ago

Excellent work! Would be interesting to know how did you do the inlays.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 216 days ago

This is a beautiful piece. You have done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Arlin Eastman

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#7 posted 216 days ago

Bob

Well done on the use of Zebrawood for the leaves, it really makes it stand out.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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MontanaBob

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#8 posted 216 days ago

Jr45, I made a template using 1/4” mdf for the leaves,,,which are 1/8” zebrawood that is glued together at about a 45 degree angle, but first one piece is placed on top of the other so I can cut it at a curve, to follow the shape of the leaf. then glue the curved pieces together.. The branch is free hand cut with a 1/8” bit, and then a 1/16” is used free hand for the leaf stems…..Thanks for looking..

-- 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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CFrye

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#9 posted 216 days ago

Wow!

-- God bless, Candy

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Woodbridge

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#10 posted 216 days ago

beautiful work. the inlay looks great and I really like the inside shelf and the centre knob.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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MontanaBob

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#11 posted 216 days ago

Thanks everyone for your nice comments…..Bob

-- 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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Monte Pittman

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#12 posted 216 days ago

Really nice job sir.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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MontanaBob

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#13 posted 216 days ago

Thanks Monte, I just need to take a better picture…....LOL

-- 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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Surfside

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#14 posted 216 days ago

Stunning what else can I say! I like everything about this piece. Very nicely done.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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tomd

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#15 posted 216 days ago

Great box, nice work on the leaves also on the interior. Top notch box.

-- Tom D

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