Marquetry Xmas Box

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Project by Purplesquish posted 12-26-2013 09:48 PM 1023 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box as an Xmas gift for my Mom. It contains several firsts for me. This is my first attempt at marquetry and flocking. This is also my first post on Lumberjocks. The box is made using figured maple, bloodwood and wenge. The marquetry was made using various veneers, not sure what exactly, which I sand shaded. I finished it with 3 coats of wipe on poly with a few coats of finishing wax at the very end.

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#1 posted 12-26-2013 10:38 PM

I am sure that your Mom Loves it.
It looks Great! Nice job with the shading.
Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#2 posted 12-26-2013 11:45 PM

Nice little box. Welcome to LJ and to marquetry.
Both can be very addictive …. But in a good way.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#3 posted 12-28-2013 06:18 AM

Nice job! I always enjoy seeing other’s marquetry. I agree with Paul you will find it addictive. Welcome to a great site and look forward to seeing more projects.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 12-30-2013 05:03 PM

Impressive work, it came out really beautiful. Gorgeous inlays and attractive wood mix.

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