Cavetto Jewelry Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by pgraham posted 09-14-2014 10:55 PM 2000 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My second try at box building and the first with a cavetto top. The box is 9” x 6” x 4” and is birds eye maple veneer over a 1/2” Baltic birch ply box. The Cavetto molding was built up using MDF. African blackwood was used for the edging and base molding. Brusso hinges and mocha suede interior with a lacquer finish. The brass makers mark or the bottom was acid etched brass and then copper electroplated with a light sanding to expose the raised lettering.
Thanks for looking,


5 comments so far

View MilFlyer's profile


939 posts in 1728 days

#1 posted 09-15-2014 04:48 AM

Very nice looking. Thanks for sharing!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

View RogerBean's profile


1605 posts in 3010 days

#2 posted 09-15-2014 11:52 AM

Looks good. The cavetto lid can be a challenge. Looks like you’ve mastered it. Nice job.

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

View 489tad's profile


3379 posts in 3068 days

#3 posted 09-15-2014 09:43 PM

Beautiful. I would love to see how the lid is done. Im looking forward to see your future projects. Welcome to LJs

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

View Woodknack's profile (online now)


12087 posts in 2436 days

#4 posted 09-17-2014 04:05 AM


-- Rick M,

View TobiasZA's profile


154 posts in 1595 days

#5 posted 09-17-2014 06:54 AM

Lovely Paul.
Thanks for sharing

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics