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Project by wdkits1 posted 168 days ago 575 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 --www.midlothianwoodworks.com





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stan

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#1 posted 168 days ago

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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spanky46

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#2 posted 168 days ago

Special as always!

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

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 168 days ago

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

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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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 168 days ago

Very attractive box—nicely done.

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

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 168 days ago

beautiful box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 168 days ago

Awesome job on that one!

-- "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 167 days ago

Beautifully done. Gr8 details.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 165 days ago

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 165 days ago

Well done.

I have to try that sometime.

Arlin

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

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