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Two veneered boxes

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Project by tomd posted 11-12-2018 09:48 PM 1063 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have not made a box in awhile and thought I’d try again. The first is walnut cluster veneer with cherry blossom marquetry and gray velvet interior. The second one I had the veneer so long I’ve forgot the name of the veneer, however it has a flower marquetry and red velvet interior with brass buttons. I usually finish with shellac but this time I tried lacquer.

-- Tom D





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gashley

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#1 posted 11-12-2018 09:51 PM

Really gorgeous. Love the marquetry work on it Tom.

-- Gary in OP

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#2 posted 11-12-2018 09:55 PM

Tom, absolutely gorgeous! The first one is my favorite, but they are both very special.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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MyChipCarving

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#3 posted 11-12-2018 09:58 PM

Very nice, Tom. Your lacquer finish turned out well.

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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#4 posted 11-12-2018 09:59 PM

Stunning.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#5 posted 11-12-2018 10:05 PM

Very beautiful design and craftsmanship Tom.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 11-12-2018 10:38 PM

So nice to see you doing marquetry again. Really a lot of soul in both of these.
Very well done. I hate to guess on species from photos but Koa maybe?

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#7 posted 11-12-2018 11:46 PM

your work is just gorgeous,a true craftsman.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#8 posted 11-12-2018 11:53 PM

Your veneered designs are stunning on these beautiful boxes Tom!! I would hazard a guess that the other veneer is a very fine piece of Zebra wood.

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#9 posted 11-13-2018 01:10 AM

Outstanding…..

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#10 posted 11-13-2018 01:47 AM

Bravo

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#11 posted 11-13-2018 02:05 AM

Beautiful work. Love that first pic.

-- ~Daniel

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#12 posted 11-13-2018 01:10 PM

Wow! Very nice!

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#13 posted 11-13-2018 03:52 PM

I’m in awe!

-- Pete

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#14 posted 11-13-2018 04:13 PM

both boxes are very beautiful and finish is excellent GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#15 posted 11-13-2018 08:45 PM

Nice!

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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