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Maple and Paduk Box

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Project by wood_maestro posted 05-08-2019 08:20 PM 2555 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made with Tiger Maple and Paduk. It measures 13”x 9’x 3 5/8” h. Finished with four coats of spray Lacquer and then buffed with Beal buffing system.

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therealSteveN

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#1 posted 05-08-2019 09:12 PM

Interesting box. Between the non square corners, and the wild grain it looks like it’s moving. Does it have a bottom? In the open pic what is where the bottom should be it looks just like the counter top. The shape seems Egyptian to me, almost like the base of a pyramid. That Paduk on the front is a nice contrast, and the shape is interesting. Makes for a nice resting spot for the finger catch.

Fun to make?

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#2 posted 05-08-2019 09:58 PM

very cool look,love the wood combo.nice work.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#3 posted 05-08-2019 11:37 PM

Very creative design, I like how the front panel is part inside and outside. Congrats on your DT3

-- John D, OP, KS

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#4 posted 05-09-2019 02:25 AM

Like the river you made in the front. Looks very nice.

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#5 posted 05-09-2019 04:56 AM

Very nice looking box Love the design

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#6 posted 05-09-2019 06:25 AM

Maestro, this is a great study in contrasting woods. I like your novel design and construction. The finish looks great. It reminds me of one I built a few years ago. . You might be interested in the carved ends and the inset front and back. The inset on the front of your box is eye-catching. Thanks for sharing your work with us.

-- Big Al in IN

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#7 posted 05-09-2019 12:51 PM

Real beauty…totaly unique and unusual design. I live that wood combination.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 05-09-2019 01:14 PM

At first glance I thought it was a king size bed. Looks very nice.

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#9 posted 05-09-2019 07:59 PM



At first glance I thought it was a king size bed. Looks very nice.

- mahdee

That was my thought – the legs make it appear massive, still a great build and design

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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