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Project by kiefer posted 290 days ago 1989 views 11 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I called this one maple fudge because it gives the feeling of a candy store
I made this box for a buddy who gave me the wood sample that I used for the lid .
The box is made from maple, walnut and the wood sample and I let you guess for a day and then reveal the name .
The size is 9 1/2” W x 6” D x 4” H ,lined with red cloth and finished with bees wax and oil mixture .
The hinges are barrel type made by SOSS and I got them to fit just perfect with all the splines aligning all around ,piece of cake after a couple of boxes .

-- Kiefer 松





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Insagent

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#1 posted 290 days ago

Love it. I can only wish to have a build of quality.

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Doe

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#2 posted 290 days ago

Another beauty. The mystery wood looks sort of like that engineered strand board (whatever it’s called).

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 290 days ago

Another awesome box Kiefer….you just keep producing amazing looking boxes…great job.

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

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 290 days ago

Beautiful and those hinges would have resembled swiss cheese if I were to try them! I think the wood is box elder. The lining is nicely done and your friend will certainly like it.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 290 days ago

Awesome wood. Beautiful box.

-- 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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woodshaver

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#6 posted 290 days ago

This box is so nice Kiefer! I couldn’t even dream up something this nice let alone make one. I have no idea the type of wood you used for the top but I’ll take a guess that it’s a hunk of engineered support beam lumber. It just looks like something compressed to me. I hope you don’t take this as an insult to your amazing work! I love all of your beautiful projects.

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 290 days ago

Another great box. This one focuses on the wood. I still am afraid to try those hinges but looks like they worked perfectly for you. As far as the mystery wood, all I can say is it probably doesn’t grow where I live.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#8 posted 290 days ago

Really outstanding box kiefer. the wood combinations work well. The top wood reminds me of black palm but I would say it is white palm. I look forward to your masterpieces.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#9 posted 290 days ago

Keifer,

You work has amazed me again. The box is stunning.

Since my favorite sport is being wrong, I’ll guess that the wood is engineered. That’s my best stab.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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hoss12992

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#10 posted 290 days ago

Awesome job. Love the box. Im gonna guess its bamboo

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kiefer

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#11 posted 290 days ago

Insagent
Thanks and this is easy just give it a try .
Doe
Thanks and the answer tomorrow .
Aussiedave
Thanks but just a plain box with some enhancements .
jaykaypur
Thanks but those hinges are easy once you have done a couple .
Yes my wife does a good job on the lining .
Tony
I have seen your work and this would be a piece of cake for you but you cant eat it and I think that stops you from doing it . LOL
gfadvm
Thanks Andy ,yes the focus is on wood that I have not used before and the lid on this once turned out nice and interesting .
Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor
Thanks and I look forward to your report on how the show is going .
MarkTheFiddler
Thanks Mark and the answer tomorrow with some pics I hope . hoss12992
Thanks Hoss and the answer tomorrow on this common type of material .

-- Kiefer 松

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Blackie_

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#12 posted 290 days ago

Boy you sure make them nice Kiefer.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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WayneC

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#13 posted 290 days ago

Beautiful.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#14 posted 290 days ago

Gorgeous box : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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AndyMB

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#15 posted 290 days ago

Wow, another beautiful box~! Looks like a straw broom somehow transformed into a board. I’m interested to see what this mystery material is.

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