Jewelry Boxes

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Project by JAY Made posted 07-27-2014 10:23 PM 3756 views 10 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally got 2 of the 3 Jewelry Boxes done. These 2 are for girls the 3rd one is a men’s valet. These are made of Bird’s Eye Maple & Mahogany with mahogany dovetail splines, These have 4 little compartments 1 medium compartment for rings, a large compartment, and a large sliding compartment on top. They are lined with blue velvet.

-- We all should push ourselves to learn new skills.

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#1 posted 07-27-2014 11:59 PM

This is really nice! I’m currently making one too. I’m doing it in the style of the Earth Kingdom from the animated show Avatar: The lasts Air bender.

Where did you get the felt from for the bottoms?

-- “Creative minds are rarely tidy”

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#2 posted 07-28-2014 12:02 AM

I went to Joanne Fabrics. I got a half yard for $3.00 I have made five jewelry boxes with it.

-- We all should push ourselves to learn new skills.

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#3 posted 07-28-2014 12:24 AM

lovely boxes, inside and out.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 07-28-2014 01:55 AM

Nice to see justice done to such beautiful pieces of timber.

Well done!

-- Brad, Texas,

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#5 posted 07-28-2014 02:50 AM

It’s been a productive weekend, I finished the men’s valet! Same style as the jewelry boxes except this has 4 watch compartments. This is made with birds eye maple and Peruvian walnut, with walnut dovetail splines. The inside is finished with blue velvet, and the watch compartments comes complete with custom watch pillows.

-- We all should push ourselves to learn new skills.

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#6 posted 07-28-2014 08:47 AM

Very nice indeed. A lovely combination of maple and mahogany

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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#7 posted 07-28-2014 11:15 AM

Wow, beautiful woods. Nicely done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#8 posted 07-28-2014 11:42 AM

Nicely done. What are the hinges?

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#9 posted 07-28-2014 11:47 AM

Thanks, the hinges came from woodcraft click here.

Nicely done. What are the hinges?

- RogerBean

-- We all should push ourselves to learn new skills.

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#10 posted 07-28-2014 03:35 PM

those are some nice looking boxes…are those hinges easy to install???

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#11 posted 07-28-2014 03:41 PM

These are beautiful boxes. You have done a fine job on them.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 07-28-2014 04:54 PM

Beautiful boxes, beautiful inlay dovetails!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 07-28-2014 06:39 PM

Very nice

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#15 posted 07-28-2014 07:12 PM

Lovely boxes…I see you are a happy woodworker

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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