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Project by TJ65 posted 11-28-2014 03:41 AM 2367 views 2 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Carved Jewelry Box

Made from an old Birch tree that had died a few years ago from drought.
Stained and waxed a couple of times.

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/





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#1 posted 11-28-2014 04:00 AM

Very nice!

How did you like working with the Birch?

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#2 posted 11-28-2014 04:15 AM

Very Nice Indeed! Well Done!

Rick

-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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#3 posted 11-28-2014 04:15 AM

Very nice Theresa, good to see your work again.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#4 posted 11-28-2014 04:17 AM

Very nicely done Theresa.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#5 posted 11-28-2014 04:46 AM

Awesome carving. Nice job.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 11-28-2014 04:49 AM

Theresa,

The moment I saw the carved box, I said, “Theresa!” I just knew it was yours. Your carving is always so lovely. This box is exceptionally nice.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#7 posted 11-28-2014 05:01 AM

very nice

-- Out in the shed making curls

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#8 posted 11-28-2014 05:13 AM

I like it ,fine work Theresa.

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#9 posted 11-28-2014 05:58 AM

Thanks heaps guys
I do enjoy carving and especially when it is on something practical.
As for working with the Birch it is a great wood.
However this piece was a little too soft in areas so I over carved some bits.
But overall it has come up ok.

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/

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#10 posted 11-28-2014 06:18 AM

Nice box. great carving.

-- Dave -

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#11 posted 11-28-2014 06:29 AM

TJ, you’re really getting the ‘hang’ of that carving stuff! Really looking GREAT! Very COOL!

It’s nice watching you progress, learn, & make MORE COOL stuff each time!

Thank you… You’re doing GOOD!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#12 posted 11-28-2014 06:31 AM

Beautiful work, Theresa.

-- You can collect dust or you can make dust. I choose to make it.

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#13 posted 11-28-2014 08:11 AM

Beautiful carving, box is nice too. I like the simplicity of overal project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 11-28-2014 08:40 AM

Two projects in one. both are very nice.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#15 posted 11-28-2014 11:47 AM

That is fantastic!

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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