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Project by knotheadswoodshed posted 03-10-2014 10:47 PM 855 views 4 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 03-10-2014 10:56 PM

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

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#2 posted 03-10-2014 11:01 PM

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

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 03-10-2014 11:17 PM

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 03-11-2014 12:04 AM

Very awesome work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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oldrivers

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#5 posted 03-11-2014 02:21 AM

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 03-11-2014 01:32 PM

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 03-11-2014 03:22 PM

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 03-11-2014 04:43 PM

FANTASTIC WORK and DESIGN!

-- just rjR

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SCOTSMAN

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#9 posted 03-11-2014 08:38 PM

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 03-12-2014 12:32 AM

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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