Lift lid box

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Project by Charlie H. posted 11-08-2018 05:06 AM 477 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is Mesquite and Ambrosia Maple.
It is approximately 13” x 9” x 4.5”.
My wife wanted the top to be removable so she can use it as a tray.

-- Regards, Charlie in Rowlett, TX --------I talk to myself, because sometimes I need expert advice.---------

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#1 posted 11-08-2018 02:30 PM

jaw-dropping beauty!

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#2 posted 11-08-2018 03:14 PM

The figure in the wood looks like a backgammon board. Very nice work.

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#3 posted 11-08-2018 09:06 PM

The figure in the wood looks like a backgammon board. Very nice work.

- grace123

I had the same thought. With the bookmatch and that cool ghoul dripping Ambrosia it does kinda look like a BG table.

Neat use of the woods, that is for sure. When people are seeing things in the work, you know you mixed the boards up just right.

Thanks for posting.

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#4 posted 11-08-2018 11:23 PM

A multitasking box. That is a really good idea. Nice execution.

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#5 posted 11-09-2018 06:49 AM

Charlie, the bookmatched maple is really eye-catching. Beautiful job on that and the finish. I like the splines and the idea of the top doubling as a tray. If I may ask, what will go in the tray and the box? The splines bring out the colors in the top and bottom of the box. I really like this color combination. You have an excellent eye for wood and are skilled at letting the wood speak for itself. Thanks for sharing your work with us. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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