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Sycamore, Zebrawood, Purpleheart Box

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Project by woodn posted 06-23-2014 07:25 PM 4231 views 34 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A good client was looking for a custom piece to store some sewing tool cases. The client wanted woods to include Zebra and Purpleheart, but we both agreed that either would make the box too heavy looking, so we needed a third wood. After trying several combinations, we settled on Quarter Sawn Sycamore at the third wood. I was so happy with that outcome that I had to make a second, larger piece. The first 4 pictures are of the new piece, the last picture is of the one I sent the client. I think this wood combo worked out great esthetically.

-- Bob





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waho6o9

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#1 posted 06-23-2014 07:45 PM

Beautiful work Bob!

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#2 posted 06-23-2014 09:33 PM

Beautiful. Love the detail on the drawer pulls. Great job!

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#3 posted 06-23-2014 11:36 PM

Absolutely Beautiful! just like the rest of your Projects. Nice wood combination. I’m with Bob on the pulls both styles, very Cool.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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JT23325

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#4 posted 06-23-2014 11:56 PM

This is a beautiful box. the Zebra and Purpleheart really bring the sycamore to life…

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#5 posted 06-24-2014 12:05 AM

Very Nice Boxes, Clean and crisp craftsmanship!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 06-24-2014 12:13 AM

What a beautiful box. Truly nice work! Wood combinations are amazing.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 06-24-2014 12:16 AM

Excellent wood combination!

And beautifully executed as usual for you.

The mitered drawer fronts and the QS Sycamore dividers add a lot of classy detail as do the unique pulls.

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

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#8 posted 06-24-2014 01:29 AM

Beautiful work—very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Kaleb the Swede

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#9 posted 06-24-2014 01:34 AM

That is some stunning work. Well done

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#10 posted 06-24-2014 01:51 AM

This piece really did come out quite extraordinary! Great design and execution!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#11 posted 06-24-2014 02:01 AM

Absolutely stunning!!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#12 posted 06-24-2014 02:04 AM

Looks great. I really like the wood combo & the details on the drawer construction & drawer pulls.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#13 posted 06-24-2014 02:42 AM

that is a gorgeous box. the contrasting woods are perfect, the drawer pulls are beautiful. fantastic job!

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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#14 posted 06-24-2014 02:44 AM

Fantastic craftsmanship. Just a stunning piece. Nice work.

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

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#15 posted 06-24-2014 05:34 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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