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Project by jaymac posted 2154 days ago 1048 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first project after moving and getting set up in my new shop. It’s a music box for my daughter, the marquetry on top is her name and a fairy she drew. You can’t really tell from the picture but the purpleheart that the box is made from is very figured. The top is curly maple, holly and various dyed veneers.

Thanks for looking.





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trifern

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#1 posted 2154 days ago

Nice looking box. It is a great feature adding her fairy as a prominent design feature. She will treasure it always. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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kolwdwrkr

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#2 posted 2154 days ago

this is nice

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Bigbuck

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#3 posted 2154 days ago

Beautiful work, I am sure your daughter will treasure it.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#4 posted 2154 days ago

I envy you your talent for marquetry. Do you dye your own veneers? Beautiful work

-- Phil in British Columbia

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#5 posted 2154 days ago

Outstanding!!

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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jaymac

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#6 posted 2153 days ago

I don’t dye my own veneers. Thanks everyone.

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#7 posted 2151 days ago

What a great heirloom gift for your daughter. I’m sure she’ll treasure it for many years.

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Blake

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#8 posted 2151 days ago

That marquetry is incredible! What a great idea using her drawing. Its really beautiful!

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#9 posted 2148 days ago

amazing veneer job, i love it…

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