box with end grain inlay

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Project by cancharanay posted 01-20-2014 07:09 PM 770 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

another box without mechanism! what a lazy man ;-)
with the remaining strips of this project
I made a log for little inlay (the main project use 13×13 = 169 strips)

the box structure is in lenga, inlay mostly local hardwoods

finishing with laquer

thanks for looking!

-- Cancharanay, Exaltación de la Cruz, Argentina

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#1 posted 01-20-2014 07:15 PM

That’s awesome, unique and beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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#2 posted 01-20-2014 07:18 PM

Soooo lazy! Sooooo nice of a box!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#3 posted 01-20-2014 07:23 PM

Another beautiful box Cancharanay! The inlay really is striking. What tool did you use to flatten the inlay to the box top surface? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 01-20-2014 07:26 PM

The box looks great, the inlay is unique and adds a lot of visual for the box, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#5 posted 01-20-2014 07:40 PM

thanks to all! Candy, I used a belt sander.

-- Cancharanay, Exaltación de la Cruz, Argentina

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#6 posted 01-20-2014 08:57 PM

Very nice idea and well executed. How are the wood pieces inlayed? Got more pics showing details?

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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#7 posted 01-20-2014 09:05 PM

Very interesting top detail.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 01-20-2014 09:19 PM

old wrangle I haven´t take pictures of this log, but yes for the other project. I Hope there are useful

-- Cancharanay, Exaltación de la Cruz, Argentina

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#9 posted 01-21-2014 02:27 AM

Most attractive

-- David Australia

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#10 posted 01-21-2014 09:50 AM

Beautiful little box…you did an excellent job…thanks for sharing.

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

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#11 posted 01-24-2014 04:41 PM

Fantastic looking box! The pretty wood colors really stand out with the maple. Like the cool mechanism. Great job as usual.

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