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Project by JoeyG posted 12-17-2013 09:17 PM 1608 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box has been a long time coming. I did the inlay about a year ago and wrote up a blog about how I did it. You can find it here

The inlay in in Mahogany banded with Bocote and Sassafras. The box itself is made of Bolivian Rosewood. I am still debating lining it with cedar.

Thanks for taking a look.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#1 posted 12-17-2013 09:28 PM

Great job, Joey. That’s a real eye-catcher!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 12-17-2013 09:38 PM

Thanks Charlie, it’s nice to be back in the shop a little.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#3 posted 12-17-2013 11:01 PM

That’s Cool!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 12-17-2013 11:11 PM

I remember this one.
It was fun following your steps with the inlay.

It turned out great. I think the inside looks nice the way it is.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 12-17-2013 11:17 PM

Maybe just a piece of fabric on the bottom. I haven’t done that in a while. The inlay was a lot of fun, I am looking forward to having time to do another one here soon.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#6 posted 12-18-2013 12:32 AM


-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#7 posted 12-18-2013 01:41 AM

Joey, You found a great home for “The Grinch”.
And just in time for Christmas!

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

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#8 posted 12-18-2013 01:58 AM

Great job sir

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 12-18-2013 03:23 AM

Joey, This is one for the books a real eye catcher and I bet one of a kind box!! REAL NICE!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#10 posted 12-18-2013 05:13 AM

Nice inlay,colours are great!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 12-18-2013 11:13 AM

I followed the blog when you originally posted it, the box & the inlay turned out great.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#12 posted 12-25-2013 04:05 PM

Nice one Joey

Merry Christmas

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#13 posted 12-30-2013 02:38 AM

Thanks everyone. I hope Santa was good to you all.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#14 posted 07-23-2014 01:07 AM

Seen your recent Facebook post. Wanted to check out the project post here and read you blog.
Again very cool work !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#15 posted 08-04-2014 10:00 PM

Thank you.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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