Another Japanese toolbox style keepsake box

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Project by Brodan posted 12-05-2020 02:58 PM 677 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another keepsake box. Made this for my son- in- law. Figured maple, poly and wax finish. The true color is as in the less red photos.

-- Dan, TN

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#1 posted 12-05-2020 04:01 PM

Fabulous wood grain, and then overlayed with the curl, makes for a BANG kind of impression. Nice work.

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#2 posted 12-05-2020 04:42 PM

I bought a home years ago. The previous owner left a number of boards. I’ve dragged them around and needing something to make this gift I grabbed one. I actually had to ask about the wood type. The grain is very dramatic . It tricks the eye as the wood actually looks wavy like it would have highs and lows if you ran your hand over it, when of course it’s actual

-- Dan, TN

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#3 posted 12-05-2020 04:42 PM

I agree, the maple is gorgeous.
Fantastic work!

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#4 posted 12-05-2020 07:13 PM

Nice work with the maple. Looks great.

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