It looks great Mike and the pleasure was all mine.
This is the sixth (or maybe seventh) time this little motif has been cut. I use it to teach a quick class to about anyone who wants to learn.
Don’t worry too much about the sand shading not working out the first time. I find it about the most illusive of the marquetry related skills.
It’s a fine little pencil box and it brings a big smile to my face to think that my little coyote has found a home in Norway.
The sky’s the limit now Mike.

The early bird gets the worm but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.