Jewelry Box

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Project by Duckster posted 09-26-2014 12:53 AM 1535 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have put a few better pics of the box
I had some beautiful Fingered Maple to go with the Curly Cherry, to work with. I took a 1” piece of Curly Cherry to use as the center top. I cut 17 degree sides on it and wrapped it with Fingered Maple. As you can see I took the Curly Cherry and highlighted the top and bottom of the box with it. Beautiful grain in the Cherry and Maple.
I was very happy when all my 45’s lined up on the top. After my angles on the top, I had 3/16” of width left on the edge of the Cherry. I routed out a 3/16” on my sided and (wala), it fit together.
I have realized that Cherry is one of my favorite woods to work with. It is fairly solid and easy to work with. Maple is also something I like, so this jewelry box is right up there with one of my favorites that I’ve built.
Again, I put 9 coat of lacquer on it, waited 3 weeks for drying and polished it out to a mirror finish with 2000 and 4000 grit pads. Finishing with a 4000 grit polish, buffed out.

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

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#1 posted 09-26-2014 01:03 AM

Tremendous job, I like the proportions and your finish looks great!

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#2 posted 09-26-2014 02:01 AM

I wish the images were larger, its worth a bigger pic.

Nice figure, good job..

-- Jeff NJ

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#3 posted 09-26-2014 03:18 AM

Larger pictures would allow us to see the “fingers” in the Maple, as well as the figure in the Cherry.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 09-26-2014 08:35 PM

Nice work. Love the maple

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