Tomb of the moon

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Project by MoleParty posted 01-27-2013 06:02 PM 2478 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ross can certainly come up with some designs which are both a challenge and a pleasure to make. This one has been a little long in the making, my fault. It is a Shell, EZ-Mitre box approx’ 115 mm square by 55 mm high on a 5mm pedestal base. Materials are Yew, Purpleheart, Pau Amerello, Padauk, Sycamore and Wenge. Glues PVA and CA, finish Spray Satin Acrylic.

More to follow. I’m alternating between my own projects and Mole Party’s at the present time.


-- Ross Dennis and Martyn Brewer

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 06:09 PM

awesome mart! love how u make my scrawls a reality!!

-- after hours of labour, i've broken it more....but at least it's colourful!!!

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 06:09 PM

Really outstanding! Just beautiful work. Great collaborative piece! Kudos to both of you!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 06:12 PM

That box is quite striking. It’s definitely an eye catcher. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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Jamie Speirs

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 06:17 PM

Amazing Martyn & Ross


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 06:47 PM

Beautiful,good build,cool design.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 06:59 PM

M&R you two rock

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#7 posted 01-27-2013 08:14 PM

Ross and Martyn
As always, very creative!

-- Roger Gaborski,

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#8 posted 01-27-2013 09:39 PM

Very cool! I love the design.

-- list your handcrafted treasures @ for free!

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#9 posted 01-28-2013 03:05 AM

You guys really work well together. I’ve run out of adjectives to describe your wonderful artwork.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#10 posted 01-28-2013 04:28 AM

Looks great!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#11 posted 01-28-2013 05:26 AM

Obviously the one extraordenary project! I bet it took some time to do this.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 01-28-2013 01:30 PM

Just caught the second of these boxes and wanted to see all of them. This is my favorite of them. It is done with such precision that the eye is just pulled into it like some grand optical illusion.
Fantastic work, on the part of the designer and builder. You both are true artists.

On a side note.
Uner your Britboxmaker profile, you have me blocked. I don’t know why. If I done something to offend you, I am deeply sorry. I would love to be able to participate in the discussion of your great work though. If I am blocked by mistake, well, we all make mistakes. Either way, could you see your way to sending me a private message letting me know about that matter, and possibly unblocking me if you see fit to do so?


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#13 posted 01-28-2013 03:08 PM

Thank you, from us both, all for the positive comments.

And, Ross, you’re welcome. Your ‘scrawls’ as you call them are, in fact, works of art. Its a pleasure realising your ideas in wood (BBM).

-- Ross Dennis and Martyn Brewer

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#14 posted 01-28-2013 04:13 PM

One hell of a team effort. Beautiful box gentlemen. That pattern with the chosen wood is playing some tricks with my eyes…and I love it.

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#15 posted 01-28-2013 11:40 PM

That is a great design and build. Thanks for sharing it.

-- Mel,

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