Marquetry Box: Call of the Wild – Midnight

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Project by Woodbridge posted 11-19-2013 12:42 AM 1442 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second marquetry box that I made over the last week or so.

In this case the marquetry panel features darker walnut veneer background with a walnut burl surround.

This 11.5” X 9×3.5” box is and is made from ½” walnut, features mitred joints with walnut splines. The removable tray is made from oak. It is finished with shellac and then waxed.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#1 posted 11-19-2013 01:21 AM

Very nicely done—really captures the feeling of midnight and a canine howling at the moon.

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#2 posted 11-19-2013 03:09 AM

Hi Peter
Very nice and I like the marquetry panel turned this way better .
Again ,well done marquetry ,you got the touch .

-- Kiefer 松

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#3 posted 11-19-2013 03:14 AM

Great job Peter.

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#4 posted 11-19-2013 03:42 AM

Beautiful box! , Wow!

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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#5 posted 11-19-2013 04:06 AM

Very subtle, gentle touch!

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#6 posted 11-19-2013 06:11 AM

great looking box, and the marquetry too!

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#7 posted 11-19-2013 01:08 PM

Great looking marquetry work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 11-19-2013 04:10 PM

That is a spectacular box and you’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 11-19-2013 04:21 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#10 posted 11-19-2013 04:36 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind comments.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 11-19-2013 07:21 PM

super box. I like the dark burl background.

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#12 posted 08-23-2014 10:17 AM

luv the subject matter. super box

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