Jewelry Box

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Project by pgraham posted 09-16-2014 08:57 PM 1915 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Jewelry /music box
I think the veneer is satinwood with African black wood edging and feet. The edging is mitered and finished with a 1/4” radius and finished with lacquer. The trays are black wood and a music box is tucked into the corner hidden under the tray. The lining is a dark green velvet type of material and the monogram is gold stitching.
Thanks for looking
Comments always welcome


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#1 posted 09-16-2014 09:58 PM

This is really nice,how is held together?glued?also what are the trays made out of?

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#2 posted 09-16-2014 11:07 PM

Hi Ashe, the Baltic birch plywood corners are mitered and glued. I think with the edging it gives it the extra glue surface. I tried to break open one of my trial boxes, it was a tough go…
The trays are African black wood, mitered with a hardboard base dadoed in.

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#3 posted 09-16-2014 11:24 PM

Lovely box. I like it a lot. Nice work

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

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#4 posted 09-16-2014 11:41 PM

Hey Paul im just a biginner at this,I just started to make my second box tonight,how is the bottom made?held in place?

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#5 posted 09-16-2014 11:54 PM

Very nice Paul.

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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#6 posted 09-17-2014 12:41 AM

Hi Ashe,
I dado the bottom in flush, the bottom is 1/2” same as the sides I guess I could use 1/4” but I like the extra heft. You will have to get a longer key if you use a music box. You may want to veneer the bottom before you glue it in.
Good luck with your project.

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#7 posted 09-17-2014 05:50 AM

Looks great!

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#8 posted 09-17-2014 06:49 AM

Hi Paul
Really lovely. Great contrasts and beautifully finished. You should be proud. Well done!

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#9 posted 09-17-2014 11:42 AM

Another beauty!

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#10 posted 09-17-2014 03:10 PM

Very attractive and nicely done!

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#11 posted 09-17-2014 08:10 PM

Very nice, I like the look. Your satinwood veneer can be specifically identified as Nigerian Satinwood or Movingui.

-- "Trees are evil they must be punished." R. Underhill

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#12 posted 09-18-2014 12:38 AM

Very cool contrasts. Love those feet!!!!!

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#13 posted 09-18-2014 06:12 PM


-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#14 posted 09-21-2014 04:09 PM

That’s great work there!

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#15 posted 09-21-2014 06:14 PM

This is definitely a beautiful piece. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

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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