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01-29-2010 05:06 AM

Has anyone used lacewood for a primary wood on a jewelery box? If so, I sure would appreciate some pictures. Thanks

-- Don, San Antonio, TX

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#1 posted 01-29-2010 06:43 AM

A friend and I made a batch of 23 Lacewood with Ebony inlay boxes for Christmas gifts a couple of years ago. I will try to put up some photos. Lacewood is a pain to work but looks very nice when finished.
Are you using the lighter or darker type of Lacewood?

I returned recently from a 2 month trip to Brazil and spent some time learning more about Brazillian woods. There are at least 3 types of Lacewood. There are at least 2 species of Lacewood. We are researching a possible third species. They look similar.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#2 posted 01-29-2010 07:36 AM

I’ve seen a number on Ljs

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#3 posted 01-29-2010 08:05 AM

There are a few nice examples here. Just do a Search on “lacewood box” in the box provided above.

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#4 posted 01-29-2010 09:15 AM

I’ve made a couple, so here’s where you can see the pictures. If you have questions regarding how it works feel free to ask.

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#6 posted 01-29-2010 06:41 PM

Be careful of the dust for both lungs, eyes and skin…

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#7 posted 01-29-2010 08:31 PM

Thanks to everyone. You all have given me some good ideas and valuable info. Yes, I’ve heard that lacewood can really bother those with allergies. It might be a good idea to wear what I wear when I spray lacquer…and wear long sleves and eyewear. Thanks again for the assist.

-- Don, San Antonio, TX

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#8 posted 02-01-2010 08:01 AM

Check out my Potpourri box:

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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#9 posted 02-01-2010 08:14 AM

Here is a pic of an Incense Box ( almost the size of a jewelry box )
Incense Box

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#10 posted 02-03-2010 08:38 PM

Here is one that I made. Look at the 2nd picture.

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