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“It Takes Two to Mango”

Jim Sams Ray Jones


Collaborative box with mangoes inside by Ray Hones and Jim Sams.

  • 14″ x 14″ x 7″
  • Box:  laminated and turned mango wood with ebony hinges and feet
  • Mangoes:  carved basswood and tupelo gum wood, painted with acrylics



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Jim Sams

Ray Jones

As much as possible I use only wood in my boxes, including the fasteners, hinges, and drawer slides. These give the lids, drawers and doors of my boxes a wonderfully smooth action. I am fascinated by wooden mechanisms and the intersections of various geometric shapes. I use a wide range of hand and power tools, some of which I designed and built myself.

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