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Birdseye Maple and Cherry

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Project by JoeyG posted 12-17-2013 09:44 PM 1057 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This beauty is made from Birdseye maple that has a bit of quilting in it. It’s are to really capture it in the photos. The lid is cherry with a raised medallion of the same birdseye that the box is made from. It’s finished up with cherry miter keys and a raw cedar lining on the interior of the box.

Thanks for taking a look.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks





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DaddyZ

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#1 posted 12-17-2013 10:16 PM

Nice Eye’s There !!!

Nice Box

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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lew

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#2 posted 12-17-2013 11:00 PM

That’s some beautiful Maple!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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lanwater

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#3 posted 12-17-2013 11:07 PM

Beautiful box Joey.

Birds eye maple is really expensive in my neighborhood but it sure shines.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#4 posted 12-17-2013 11:12 PM

Bill, nice work. I like your new sculpting techniques.

Two suggestions:

Try this chain=. I think you’ll like it better. Available from Lowe’s. 15 feet for $10.

Bend cap hooks 90 degrees. Turn to follow chain angle. Better look, less invasive in box space.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 12-17-2013 11:14 PM

Beautiful box—I like it!

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

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#6 posted 12-17-2013 11:19 PM

It’s expensive in these parts also, but man it makes a pretty box.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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#7 posted 12-17-2013 11:20 PM

@Big Al,

I didn’t use a chain on this box, or any of mine for that matter. I use the cedar tray to stop the lid from folding all the way back.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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#8 posted 12-18-2013 12:34 AM

Again….......nice work!

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

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#9 posted 12-18-2013 12:46 AM

Very nice box with beautiful woods…great job and thanks for sharing.

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

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#10 posted 12-18-2013 01:19 AM

Cedar lining is pretty awesome. Bet it smells great!

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#11 posted 12-18-2013 01:31 AM

Great looking box. Nice work.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#12 posted 12-18-2013 01:34 AM

Great wood combination Joey and good to ‘hear’ from you. Hope the fish and the family are well. Have a great holiday.

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

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#13 posted 12-18-2013 01:36 AM

Beautiful wood, awesome work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#14 posted 12-18-2013 03:10 AM

Joey , Now that is a pretty box Birds Eye is one of my favorite wood and you my friend have done this Bird’s eye a real favor by including in this Box!! Very, Very….Nice!!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#15 posted 12-18-2013 09:33 AM

Looks great and the wood is beautiful too. I like the hingeless lid idea, pretty cool.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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