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Linguine Design Boxtop with Abalone accent with keepsake box

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Project by woodreamer posted 156 days ago 752 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The crisscross random pattern suggested the pasta on a table. I used 3/8 inch thick poplar with water-based stain for the box lid, and walnut for the box. I had just acquired a sheet of abalone and used it for this project as an accent. It’s quite expensive, and brittle to cut so I was a bit cautious, using a very sharp thin blade. I managed to cut it without ruining it.
Thanks for looking.

-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702





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peteg

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#1 posted 156 days ago

Looks like a lot of work with this one Bob, real nice job
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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moment

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#2 posted 156 days ago

Nice design , the off-set for the abalone is great , nice colors too .

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woodreamer

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#3 posted 156 days ago

Yeah. This one took a lot longer than I thought, but the novelty of it made me forget to pay much attention to time spent. Thanks for the compliments and comments guys!

-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702

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Gianni

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#4 posted 155 days ago

I’ve been considering projects I could use the linguini patterns for ever since I bought the book. This is a neat idea.

Very hard to guess the size of this with nothing to reference – is it exceptionally small? Extraordinarily large?

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mcoyfrog

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#5 posted 155 days ago

Way cool

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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BritBoxmaker

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#6 posted 154 days ago

Interesting box, Bob. Good contrast of colour and textures.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 150 days ago

Beautiful and unique box! Love the gorgeous and pasta inspired top, the abalone is a great accent. Great job!

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