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Project by Rafe Demers posted 07-17-2014 11:15 PM 1528 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Jewelry Box I made for a customer to present to his wife on their wedding day. It is made from Sapele and Birdseye Maple with Peruvian Walnut accents. I learned a bunch from making this project including making a miter key sled and installing quadrant hinges. The finish is Danish Oil and a wipe on Topcoat from General Finishes. I actually posted some questions on LJ’s on whether or not to glue in the top and bottom panels. I ended up letting them float and everything worked out well. Thanks for everyone’s advice and for taking a look.

-- Rafe Demers





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 07-17-2014 11:49 PM

Beautiful job! That birds eye maple is fantastic wood. Nice work.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 07-18-2014 12:43 AM

Super box. I love everything about it. I made some similar. Don,t you just love making the mortise for the stays. Thanks for posting.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#3 posted 07-18-2014 01:09 AM

Nice work Rafe. She should love it.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#4 posted 07-18-2014 04:23 PM

Very nice job. I wish my mitres woudl have come out that nice on my first try.

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