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Second Box - The Wave Box

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Project by path914 posted 01-15-2014 02:15 AM 1341 views 3 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my second box and as I had learned my lesson about the challenges of hinges on my first box, I went for a basic fitted lid with a pull handle for this project.

The primary wood is figured Bubinga, with a single piece of Cocobolo as the base. I had been saving this piece for the right project as I liked the wave shape with the sap wood. The pull handle is hand carved from Cocobolo and is pinned to the lid with two mosaic pins made from copper and stainless steel.





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#1 posted 01-15-2014 02:39 AM

Man that’s gorgeous! Absolutely LOVE the handle and pins.

-- Thank you Lord for the passion and ability to make things from your creation.

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#2 posted 01-15-2014 02:53 AM

The woods are striking Path914! Not sure I could have used that piece of Cocobolo as the base. It does provide an unexpected surprise when you open the box! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#3 posted 01-15-2014 03:38 AM

Outstanding….

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#4 posted 01-15-2014 03:56 AM

Amazing wood and an outstanding design and build.

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#5 posted 01-15-2014 04:40 AM

Beautiful box, the handle is gorgeous nice work.

The wood is beautiful.

-- Jeff NJ

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#6 posted 01-15-2014 04:42 AM

Great twist in design. Excellent choice of wood. Beautiful.

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

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#7 posted 01-15-2014 05:22 AM

Great box! I love the wave inside… Very cool!

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#8 posted 01-15-2014 06:38 AM

Not sure which would take me longer, the box or the handle.
They both look great…...............

-- mike...............

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#9 posted 01-15-2014 07:23 AM

Elegant work

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 01-15-2014 11:45 AM

Beautiful box and the wood is amazing and the handle is really pretty…great job.

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

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#11 posted 01-15-2014 11:46 AM

Another nice one. A bit of hand carving provides an attractive accent, and the cocobolo bottom a surprise inside. The mosaic detail is also a nice touch.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#12 posted 01-15-2014 12:45 PM

the wood is striking and the handle is fantastic

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#13 posted 01-15-2014 01:39 PM

Thanks everyone, your comments are appreciated!

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#14 posted 01-15-2014 01:44 PM

super box. The figure in the wood is very cool. The carved handle is a great topper!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#15 posted 01-15-2014 02:33 PM

That is some nice looking wood. Good job on this one.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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