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Project by wdkits1 posted 11-01-2013 02:14 PM 1080 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone
Here are a few photos of my newest custom box.
Made from antique mahogany it measures 8” x 12” x 4”.
The Intarsia lid has 36 pieces made from 6 different woods.The design was taken from a tattoo sent to me by my client.
Woods used: Dark Background-Peruvian Walnut, Light Background-Tiger Maple, Lily-Purpleheart, Vines-Palo Santos, Flower Filaments-Yellowheart, Flower Anthers-Brazilian Tulipwood. Fun project

-- Mike --http://www.custommade.com/by/mikemathieu/





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stan

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#1 posted 11-01-2013 02:53 PM

Nice job Mike, I know your work from scrollsaw woodworking fourm. In fact im gonna head over there an comment on it. By the way this is dbfly

-- I Saw What I See

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#2 posted 11-01-2013 03:03 PM

Special as always!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 11-01-2013 03:15 PM

This is a wonderful piece of work. Very nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 11-01-2013 03:22 PM

Very attractive box—nicely done.

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 11-02-2013 12:48 AM

beautiful box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 11-02-2013 04:11 AM

Awesome job on that one!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Roger

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#7 posted 11-02-2013 11:34 AM

Beautifully done. Gr8 details.

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 11-04-2013 09:27 PM

Beautiful box! Well designed and executed. Like the clean details and great finish. Great job!

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Arlin Eastman

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#9 posted 11-04-2013 09:41 PM

Well done.

I have to try that sometime.

Arlin

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