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Project by JoeyG posted 12-30-2013 02:31 AM 1296 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Cherry box with maple miter keys and lined with cedar. The top is an interesting mix of Cherry inlaid with birdseye maple and Mukwa. The Mukwa wood was really nice to work with. I was given a small piece by my lumber guy and I wish I had more.

Thanks for taking a look. Any comments or questions are always welcome.

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-30-2013 02:45 AM

Very beautiful sir

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

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 12-30-2013 02:45 AM

You really HAVE become a VERY good box builder. This box will look better and better as that cherry darkens with age. Beautiful job.

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

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JoeyG

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#3 posted 12-30-2013 02:55 AM

Thank you, thank you. Having taken so much time off from the shop, I have all kinds of ideas. Now it’s just finding the time to make them come true.

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

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Boxguy

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#4 posted 12-30-2013 05:07 AM

Joey, nice to see your work again. I especially like your corner treatment. The indented groove is really innovative. Beautiful top design here. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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lanwater

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#5 posted 12-30-2013 05:31 AM

cool box!

Never heard of mukwa. It looks interesting.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 12-30-2013 05:57 AM

Very nice work. Great to see how well the combo of woods mix. Nice design.

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

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NormG

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#7 posted 12-30-2013 05:59 AM

Very nicely done, just draws you in

-- Norman

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stefang

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#8 posted 12-30-2013 08:48 AM

Nice!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Roger

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#9 posted 12-30-2013 12:05 PM

Nice box, wood combos, and details. A purdee hunka hunka Cherry

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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clarkey

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#10 posted 12-30-2013 12:11 PM

Sweet looking box ,love that cherry

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Josh

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#11 posted 12-30-2013 03:07 PM

I really like the cove corners. Something different. The lid is nice. I like your incorporation of quirky woods/grains into your boxes.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover. Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan, and soon to be Pennsylvanian once again!

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JoeyG

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#12 posted 12-30-2013 03:17 PM

Thanks everyone. If you ever get a chance pick up some Mukwa, it was a pleasure to work with.

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

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#13 posted 12-30-2013 03:21 PM

beautiful box, beautiful wood, i still have not made one like this design, but i like it…joey is back, hows the baby..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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lew

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#14 posted 12-30-2013 03:23 PM

That top is Tops!!

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

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Bobsboxes

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#15 posted 12-30-2013 03:34 PM

Very nice, lots of details.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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