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Project by kiefer posted 03-16-2014 11:12 PM 2112 views 9 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The second box I made this week and also turned out to my liking.
I made this for a buddy and hope he enjoys it as I did making it .
Made from white aspen jatoba trim and lace wood corner inlays .
Leather hinges and lift out tray .
9 1/2”Wx5 3/4”Dx4 1/2”H finished with spray lacquer and lined with heavy tan cloth.

-- Kiefer 松

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#1 posted 03-16-2014 11:14 PM

Very nice box.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#2 posted 03-16-2014 11:16 PM

Excellent. Love the woods used and the design/build of this box. Simply beautiful.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 03-16-2014 11:24 PM

Great looking box Klaus and also great work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 03-16-2014 11:30 PM

Great design. Nice use of contrasting colors.

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#5 posted 03-16-2014 11:49 PM


I’m sure he will like(love) it! Another one that will make a Top 3!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 03-17-2014 12:06 AM

Very nice indeed

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

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#7 posted 03-17-2014 12:09 AM

Nice work. I like it. The striking color combination works really well.

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

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#8 posted 03-17-2014 12:14 AM

Impressive work!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#9 posted 03-17-2014 12:28 AM

Well done – the contrast and the tapered top are excellent…...thanks Kiefer..

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#10 posted 03-17-2014 12:39 AM

Another light colored marvel Klaus.
You are fast.
Ive been working on two boxes for a couple of weeks now and they aren’t done yet.

Great job on this one.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#11 posted 03-17-2014 12:53 AM

This is absolutely beautiful. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#12 posted 03-17-2014 12:57 AM

Beautifully done. Excellent design and color contrast. Nice work Kiefer.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#13 posted 03-17-2014 01:19 AM

really nice box, great work

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#14 posted 03-17-2014 02:37 AM

OK, I like this box is almost as much as the piano one, still beautiful. Where can I get some white aspen? The closest I see around here is Baltic Birch. How is white aspen to work? I’d prefer it to be about like oak for what I want.

Thanks, Steve

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#15 posted 03-17-2014 02:45 AM

Kiefer, another beautiful box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (

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