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Handmade Dovetail Box

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C_Conneely C_Conneely, member
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Beech Dovetail box
All Dovetails cut by Hand.
Outer: Beech lipping, Black veneer,Ripple Sycamore,Black veneer, Pear wood cross banding.
Inner: Walnut cherry & Maple
Inlay:PurpleHeart Birds eye Maple & Wenge with black veneer, ripple sycamore and black veneer again.
Finished with Lacquer to very high standard
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Beech Dovetail box

This is a Handmade Dovetail box made from beech with marquerty on lid. It is currently on show in Farmleigh House in Pheonix Park in Dublin Ireland which is a huge achievement.  I made it while in college in GMIT Letterfrack in Connemara Co.Galway.

Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, box, cabinet, , dovetails, cherry, walnut, maple, accessory, veneer, desk, chest, inlay, bookcase, marquetry, beading, handmade

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