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Project by Zipsss posted 01-12-2015 11:52 PM 1666 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sliding top boxes made with left over woods. Intarsia bee on top and on front.

-- Zipsss





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Karson

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#1 posted 01-13-2015 12:12 AM

Ze’ev: Some great looking boxes. How are you going to keep your bees in those, and the honey will probably leak out the corners.

Great Intarsia.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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Firewood

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#2 posted 01-13-2015 02:26 AM

Those really look great! The bees are really cute. I also like how you left the knot hole as a natural finger pull to open the box. Very nicely executed.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 01-13-2015 02:53 PM

Ze’ev,

Good looking boxes for sure, but I think Karson is right.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Zipsss

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#4 posted 01-13-2015 08:15 PM

Lee, Karson, my bees live in a much modest pine box, but if you are in my neck of the woods come on in for some golden honey. No stings attached.

-- Zipsss

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#5 posted 01-13-2015 11:16 PM

I’m trying to convince a buddy to drive up to the Somerset Woodworking show in Feb. If that happens I’ll see if I can make a link-up.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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Zipsss

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#6 posted 01-14-2015 04:34 PM

That will be nice.

-- Zipsss

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#7 posted 01-14-2015 05:05 PM

Lovely little bees.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 01-15-2015 12:39 PM

To bee or not to bee.. Those are fine boxes and very nice intarsia details.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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