santa is in his shop...trivets and boxes

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Project by shopdog posted 12-03-2013 07:44 PM 1602 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tis the season…
The first 2 pics are a couple of MC Escher inspired trivets. More that inspired…It’s Escher, with my interpretation.
I’m revisiting this particular piece, angels and devils, because I love it. I made a series of Escher trivets some time ago (posted in my projects). This time around, I used walnut and elm. They are about 8” across, and 7/16” thick.

The boxes are some simple Andy boxes, of different sizes, and woods. They are made from Mahogany, walnut, quarter sawn white oak, and rift sawn white oak. The bottoms are flocked with the green stuff from Lee Valley.
They will be gifts for family and friends.
Hope they/you like them. Thanks for looking.

-- Steve--

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#1 posted 12-03-2013 07:56 PM

Let me be the first to say… very well done… simple but elegant…

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#2 posted 12-03-2013 09:28 PM

WOW, those are great. Nice work making them!1 Thanks for sharing…............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 12-03-2013 10:21 PM

Great job on that! You did an incredible job on sanding, cutting and designing the entire project!

-- "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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#4 posted 12-04-2013 03:08 AM

Nicely done.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#5 posted 12-04-2013 01:34 PM

Thanks for the comments

-- Steve--

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#6 posted 12-04-2013 03:21 PM

Steve, you’ve done a nice job on all of these. They really look great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 12-04-2013 03:52 PM

Very beautiful boxes.

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#8 posted 12-09-2013 03:10 PM

Cool trivets and classy boxes! Beautiful wood choices and finish. They make great presents indeed. Great job!

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