Very nice job . Nice tight joints , symmetrical . Beautiful pattern .


Great work!

look really nice.

Is the top motif inlaid or through?

Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

Beautiful work Mike. I love this box. The ebony accents are great! Very tight! How about a pic of the inside?

CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

Thanks, folks. Ianwater, the leopard wood/ ebony web is an applique, glued directly to the birch plywood lid.
Thorreain, the inside is currently full of my youngest daughter’s art supplies and not in my possession. I built this vessel back in the 80’s, then refurbished it a couple of years ago, adding the applique, the leopard wood, additional ebony plugs along the top perimeter, and maple base extensions.


A great design and wonderful build.

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