Mahogany Jewelry Box

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Project by Jgoodwin posted 11-18-2014 07:24 PM 997 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Although most likely not an 18th century style jewelry box, this jewelry box was made entirely by hand – using the same tools, techniques and finishes that would have been used in 1750. This box is made with figured (for the body) and plain (for the the drawer faces) Cuban Mahogany for the primary wood and quartersawn Yellow Pine for the secondary wood. The finish was achieved with alkanet root and oil for color, Shellac as the finish and topped off with beeswax.

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#1 posted 11-18-2014 11:27 PM

Simple & elegant.
Hard to top Mahogany.
Nice job .

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#2 posted 11-19-2014 02:25 AM

Nice work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 11-20-2014 11:57 AM

Vary nice Project. Well Executed and a great design! Thanks for sharing!

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