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Project by RayArnold posted 218 days ago 602 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a box I made for a family member

Wood- Box, Genuine mahogany ,AKA Honduras mahogany

Inlay – Birdseye maple and American black walnut,

Finish- 7 coats brush lacquer

hardware- Brusso box hinges .cast clasp.

Blach velvet lined bottom and tray

thanks for looking
Ray

-- Ray Arnold, Mesa Az. I cant see the forest, the trees are in the way.





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Northwest29

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#1 posted 218 days ago

Love the design on top. How big is this box?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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RayArnold

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#2 posted 218 days ago

12”wX 8”D X6”H OD the sides are all 1/2” and the top,bottom, and the tray are 1/4”
The design on the the top was inlayed in two steps , the inlay itself is strips of 1/8” stock cut at 45 and glued together as one inlay ea. one for the maple and one for the walnut, It is an inlay within an inlay . hope this helps
Ray

-- Ray Arnold, Mesa Az. I cant see the forest, the trees are in the way.

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S4SWWS

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#3 posted 218 days ago

Ray I am building a box similar to yours and I am using no stop hinges, my question is where did you get the lid supports and how much are they?

Casey

-- Casey Jones

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poospleasures

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#4 posted 218 days ago

Wonderful box. I like inlay and this some of the best. Keep posting. Thanks

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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RayArnold

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#5 posted 217 days ago

The supports are from Lee Valley ,Go here > http://www.leevalley.com/US/hardware/page.aspx?p=45228&cat=3,41419,43745 I think they where .70 cents
Thanks

-- Ray Arnold, Mesa Az. I cant see the forest, the trees are in the way.

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aussiedave

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#6 posted 217 days ago

Beautiful box and design and the wood and inlay work is excellent… great job Ray, thanks for sharing.

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

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 213 days ago

Gorgeous box! Like the attractive inlays of the top and the clean lines. It’s beautiful inside and out. Great job!

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