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Project by Mark Wilson posted 07-18-2015 08:12 AM 967 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Another Commissioned Box, this one is made of Solid Curly Maple and Padauk. The Lid is of Frame and Panel Construction, surrounding a field of the same Solid Curly Maple. The client wanted simplicity, so I restrained myself to using only the two Woods. I indulged myself, with her permission, in a little Cocobolo inlay in the Lid, and some cute little feet in the Base. One of the photos is that which she sent after she got it. It holds a place of honor in her home at the workbench where her husband carves fishing lures, as I recall. She commissioned it as a retirement gift to her husband and filled it with letters of congratulations from his friends and colleagues. He loved it. I actually Designed, Completed, and Shipped the piece in only nine days.
This is an actual recurring client.

-- Mark

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#1 posted 07-19-2015 03:41 AM

Nice work.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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