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Project by knotheadswoodshed posted 171 days ago 750 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this box 2 years ago, then it got packed away during our move.
I found it (in pieces) while rooting around looking for stuff in my “new” shop.
I figured it was probably time to “get er done”.
Made from old growth Cherry with a Madrone burl lid surronded by a sycamore and ebony inlay that I made myself.
The pictures just dont capture the richness of that old Cherry.
Finished with Watco’s natural Danish Oil and the lid was wet sanded with Danish Oil to 2000 grit, then buffed and waxed.
Thanks for looking.
Randy

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities" www.knotheadswoodshed.com





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 171 days ago

wow, looks amazing, love the grain pattern on the top, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 171 days ago

Awesome looking jewelry box. Don’t wait 2 more years before the next post…

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 171 days ago

That is an incredible box!!! The burl on top is absolutely beautiful. Well done, not get to work on the next one :-)

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 171 days ago

Very awesome work

-- 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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oldrivers

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#5 posted 171 days ago

That is a beautiful piece of work, materials, design and workmanship.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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dclark1943

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#6 posted 170 days ago

good morning Randy ! Bout time you got er done ! It’s good to see you up and at em in your new shop ! Moving is a real pain, and it’s nice to get it behind you. Nice looking box; keep up the good work !

-- Dave, Kansas City

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knotheadswoodshed

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#7 posted 170 days ago

thank you all for your kind words.
yes, getting a shop back up and running can be a trial, as I am sure Monte can painfully attest to.

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities" www.knotheadswoodshed.com

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 170 days ago

FANTASTIC WORK and DESIGN!

-- just rjR

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SCOTSMAN

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#9 posted 170 days ago

Truly nice. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 170 days ago

Outstanding! Even though it took a while, it was well worth the wait. The sycamore/ebony edging/inlay add a lot of class.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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