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Project by Martell posted 02-27-2009 01:57 AM 2402 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Box for my daughter. Monkey pod wood.

-- Martell





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ND2ELK

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#1 posted 02-27-2009 02:40 AM

Beautiful box. I am sure your daughter was pleased. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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woodworm

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#2 posted 02-27-2009 02:55 AM

Really very nice box. Did you stain it . I like the rich dark color.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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William King

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#3 posted 02-27-2009 03:35 AM

Good job. I thank the inlay is awesome

-- William King, Florida, http://www.woodwrestler.com

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Martell

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#4 posted 02-27-2009 03:49 AM

No stain, just a poly coat. Nice wood to work with.

-- Martell

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 02-27-2009 04:06 AM

Gorgeous!

I can’t believe the poly changed the color that much.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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jim1953

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#6 posted 02-27-2009 04:22 AM

Great Lookin Box Like the inlay

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Martell

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#7 posted 02-27-2009 06:19 AM

The light colored box was a prototype made from pine to get an idea of the size and ratios. The raw wood on the bench is before the poly.

-- Martell

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knackonwood

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#8 posted 02-27-2009 06:22 AM

Beautiful. I’m sure your daughter loves her father!

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cajunpen

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#9 posted 02-27-2009 07:02 AM

Outstanding box. Like the inlay and the color is spectacular.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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davidtheboxmaker

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#10 posted 02-27-2009 04:29 PM

Nice box – like the bookmatched top panel.
What hinges did you use?

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Blake

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#11 posted 02-27-2009 07:31 PM

Beautiful. I love all the details… the inlay, the hinges, the lock, the bookmatched top… obviously a lot of thought went into this little gem. Very nice looking box.

-- Happy woodworking!

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Eugene

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#12 posted 03-06-2009 11:21 PM

That is beautiful wood. How did you come across it?

-- Eugene, North Carolina, [email protected]

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Hookedon

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#13 posted 03-19-2009 05:50 PM

Fabulous box! I lead a church group of young women. They all want to make a box for their keepsakes. Could you please help us out with plans etc. They especially love the key.

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HallTree

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#14 posted 03-20-2009 01:16 AM

Very nice. I like the inlay and bookmatching.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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hardwoodflooring

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#15 posted 11-24-2009 08:42 PM

very nice job. I love the wood grain.

-- hardwood, South Carolina, http://www.palmettohardwood.com

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