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Project by Jim Finn posted 06-21-2018 09:15 PM 1140 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Eastern red cedar box with maple image inlaid into the hinged lid. 8”x6”x2”. Special order from a shopper. This inlay is done using the “double bevel inlay ” method on a scroll saw. See this and other items on my website… craftingcouple.com

-- No PHD just a DD214





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Druid

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#1 posted 06-21-2018 10:46 PM

Nicely done Jim.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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Joe

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#2 posted 06-21-2018 11:08 PM

What a great looking box. I’ll look forward to seeing how you did such a terrific job on your inlay. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#3 posted 06-21-2018 11:09 PM

Another nice one Jim.

-- Bob

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therealSteveN

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#4 posted 06-22-2018 12:14 AM

Nice box. I especially like that wrap at the front, gives it some depth. Nice pick on that piece of Cedar too.

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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woodbutcherbynight

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#5 posted 06-22-2018 01:40 AM



Nice box. I especially like that wrap at the front, gives it some depth.

- therealSteveN

My thoughts exactly. Really sets the whole box off. Great work!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Boxguy

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#6 posted 06-22-2018 03:07 AM

Jim, great job. I like the wood contrast and the overall work. I wonder how it would look if that great edge inlay on the front, which sets the whole look off, were extended into a tab emulating a rock that would serve as a lift for the lid? I like the subject matter and have always admired James Earle Frasier’s sculpture (first done in 1894.) To me it has always represented those who gave their all, but were defeated, not by the enemy, but by the inevitable surge of history and time.

-- Big Al in IN

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oldnovice

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#7 posted 06-22-2018 04:55 AM

Very nicely done, I like subject matter too.
The choice of woods made this special.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Ivan

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#8 posted 06-22-2018 05:43 AM

Congrats on very succesful double bevel scroll saw inlay project. Myself also tried this technic with some sign on wooden wallet -so challenging! Very nice box!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 06-22-2018 08:19 AM

Excellent piece of work Jim. Definitely the End of the Day for that rider!
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#10 posted 06-22-2018 01:31 PM

Well done. Nice way to make perfect inlays!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 06-22-2018 07:40 PM



Excellent piece of work Jim. Definitely the End of the Day for that rider!
Jim

- Jim Rowe


+++ WOW!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#12 posted 06-23-2018 02:02 PM

Super build Jim looks great, the inlay adds a lot.

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#13 posted 06-26-2018 10:07 PM

That is gougeous!

It looks like the Surfs Up pic on old beach boys album.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:SurfsUpCover.jpg

-- In his retort, the alchemist repeats the work of nature-----Jim Morrison

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#14 posted 06-26-2018 10:37 PM

I’ve always felt for that horse moreso than the rider! Nice work.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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