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Seeking Mandelbrot 1/4

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Project by MrLaughingbrook posted 04-10-2022 07:53 PM 642 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Seeking Mandelbrot 1/4

Simulated fractal in 4-way book matched redwood burl

  • Redwood and Red Oak
  • 7×10 x 5.5 inches
  • Book matched top and body
  • Splined miters
  • Wood hinges
  • Folding stays
  • Magnetic latch
  • Splayed feet
  • Fabric lined

Your comments, questions and suggestions are appreciated. What do you think?

-- MrLaughingbrook





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Jerry

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#1 posted 04-10-2022 08:13 PM

It’s a beauty for sure. I love your hinges and the lid stays are extra special.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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Vandon

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#2 posted 04-10-2022 09:29 PM

Wow! Very nice. Are those Incra hinges?

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pottz

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#3 posted 04-10-2022 09:30 PM

nice,i love the wood hinges and latch,very unique.

-- 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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splintergroup

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#4 posted 04-10-2022 09:52 PM

A lot to like!

The lid stay is really cool being wood and functional.
Nice!

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MrLaughingbrook

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#5 posted 04-10-2022 10:42 PM

@pottz yes. Incra hinges.

-- MrLaughingbrook

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987Ron

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#6 posted 04-10-2022 10:42 PM

Beautiful to look at and beautiful work. Nice.

-- Ron

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EarlS

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#7 posted 04-10-2022 11:37 PM

Such a simple looking box with so much to look at and appreciate. The front lock made me look and re-look, then look again.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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pottz

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#8 posted 04-10-2022 11:41 PM



@pottz yes. Incra hinges.

- MrLaughingbrook


my jointech system came with a jig to make them just never have.

-- 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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AJ1104

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#9 posted 04-11-2022 12:45 AM

Simply elegant! …that we know is not simple to achieve. This is a beautiful piece. Congrats on another beautiful box, it is really inspiring.

-- AJ

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Eric

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#10 posted 04-11-2022 12:57 AM

Beautiful Craftsmanship, and so much to look at, wooden hinges and latch. The stays are wonderful too. Well done.

-- Eric, building the dream. the "Loft"

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MrWolfe

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#11 posted 04-11-2022 01:23 AM

Beautiful work and the wooden hinges and latch are great.
Love the fractal bookmatching.
Great attention to detail.

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therealSteveN

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#12 posted 04-11-2022 02:29 AM

Wow beautiful piece. That Sonar corner wrap is as eye candy as the top. Nice work.

-- Think safe, be safe

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Peteybadboy

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#13 posted 04-11-2022 09:58 AM

Beautiful work.

-- Petey

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MrLaughingbrook

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#14 posted 04-11-2022 10:39 AM



Wow! Very nice. Are those Incra hinges?

- Vandon

Yes, I used the Incra Hingecrafter jig.

-- MrLaughingbrook

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Calmudgeon

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#15 posted 04-11-2022 01:39 PM

It has an understated beauty. Simple lines. Lovely wood. Fine craftsmanship. Well done.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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