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Project by xraydav posted 170 days ago 3262 views 14 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this box for my wife. Construction is birch plywood. Side cabinets for necklaces are veneered in Lace Wood and stained inside. Center section is walnut veneer over the birch ply. The top is marquetry done by me of the hummingbird and flower. Pull knobs are from rockler and are solid brass.

-- David, Norwood Mass, xraydav@aol.com





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 170 days ago

beautiful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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bugz

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#2 posted 170 days ago

Very nicely done, that should get a few brownie points. Love the marquetry, really a great build.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 170 days ago

Great work. Great job with the veneer.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#4 posted 170 days ago

Very impressive

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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RogerBean

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#5 posted 170 days ago

Nice work …and great choice of woods. The hummingbird is a perfect touch.
Roger

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

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Clint Searl

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#6 posted 170 days ago

OUTSTANDING!

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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Bruce

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#7 posted 170 days ago

Great job, inlays are tedious and time consuming. Very good!

-- I think of Jack Nicholson as the Joker in Batman when he says "Where does he get those wonderful toys" and ask WHERE DO U GUYS GET ALL THAT WONDERFUL WOOD?

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BTimmons

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#8 posted 170 days ago

Very fine work! Inspiring stuff.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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Nicholas Hall

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#9 posted 170 days ago

Beautiful work. That lacewood veneer is incredible.

-- Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. -Groucho Marx

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PaulDoug

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#10 posted 170 days ago

Beautiful! Are there any good books that a person wanting to get into veneering should have?

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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steve_in_ohio

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#11 posted 170 days ago

awesome job, it is just so beautiful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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michelletwo

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#12 posted 170 days ago

very pretty & i bet your wife is happy

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

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Dave Dufour

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#13 posted 170 days ago

Great work

-- Dave, from Canada, http://simplywoodproducts.ca

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HillbillyShooter

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#14 posted 170 days ago

Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 170 days ago

Very very nice ,super wood and a fine build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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