A Jewelry Box

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Project by ChuckV posted 09-29-2008 02:50 AM 2596 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am just getting started in woodworking. I spent some time working through David Freedman’s book Box-Making Basics. This box is from the last chapter of that book.
I have not yet built any dividers or internal trays. I want to wait to see just how my wife ends up using it and then we will decide on how the interior should be finished.
The box is made from walnut and white ash.

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

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#1 posted 09-29-2008 02:58 AM

Nice looking box. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#2 posted 09-29-2008 03:28 AM

Very well done! Be careful….box making is addictive.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 09-29-2008 04:50 AM

ChuckV …Welcome to LJ!

Good looking box and I like the contrast. I agree with Charlie…it is addictive.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#4 posted 09-29-2008 11:57 AM


This is a good looking box. The ash and walnut really compliment one another.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 09-29-2008 06:28 PM

Very nice box, love the contrasting woods

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#6 posted 10-01-2009 06:59 AM

Chuck, I concur with Charlie and Martin, box making is addictive and I’m a true junkie! I have the same book that you mentioned and you have done the design proud. Excellent work!

-- Kevin, Vancouver, WA

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#7 posted 11-06-2010 02:28 AM

Very nice. A great combo with the Ash n Walnut. That Ash really has some nice flowing grain that just jumps out at ya.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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