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Spice Box

comments (6) May 2nd, 2012 in Reader's Gallery

CharlesDewey CharlesDewey, member
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Right Side
Left Side
Drawer Fronts

Right Side

My first attempt at marquetry. I used dovetails for the case and drawer construction. I utilized a base frame and a molding frame For the feet and top. Made of curley maple and cherry. The tree and hummingbirds are different veneers. I included the traditional hidden drawer behined the crown molding. All together I have close to 150 man hrs in it. I enjoyed every one of them. I finnished it with shellac.

Design or Plan used: My inspiration was a spice box featured in Fine Woodworking

posted in: Reader's Gallery, dovetails, cherry, inlay, marquetry, spice box

Comments (6)

iowadave iowadave writes: Very nice and unique.
Posted: 9:43 am on May 8th

markbarabas markbarabas writes: Lovely custom variation of a traditional piece.
Posted: 7:45 pm on May 4th

mokusakusensei mokusakusensei writes: Inlay, or marquetry? Very nice. I think that I would have used a nicer hinge.

Posted: 5:35 pm on May 4th

GregInVA GregInVA writes:
Posted: 9:37 pm on May 3rd

Olliewood Olliewood writes: Beautiful piece; very nice work.
Posted: 8:34 pm on May 2nd

zbop zbop writes: Very unique and beautiful!

Posted: 9:40 am on May 2nd

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