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Handmade Dovetail Box

comments (3) November 9th, 2012 in Reader's Gallery

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
Beech Dovetail box - CLICK TO ENLARGE

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, cabinet, dovetails, box, , cherry, walnut, accessory, maple, veneer, desk, inlay, chest, bookcase, marquetry, beading, handmade


Comments (3)

user-2262350 user-2262350 writes: Beautiful job. Great use of Necker cubes. I like the style of your work, and would like to see more (how about showing us more of the chess table in the background?). Thank you.
Posted: 3:04 am on December 4th

C_Conneely C_Conneely writes: Sorry but i have no idea what you are talking about??
Posted: 7:42 pm on November 14th

jameskl jameskl writes: Why would you show Tommy Mac be flattening a plane on a wood bench. would it be better to work on a glass surface.
I belive everyone should resd Sharpening by L Lee it changes everything right down to the pocket knife in your pants.
Posted: 12:53 pm on November 10th

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