Jewelry Box

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Project by Les Hastings posted 12-23-2014 11:37 PM 3213 views 14 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made out of walnut solids and Sapele veneer. Aprox. 15” x 15” x 9” deep.

In the last picture is the recipient, my niece Anna.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#1 posted 12-23-2014 11:39 PM

very nice job as usual Les

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#2 posted 12-23-2014 11:42 PM

Beautiful Jewelry Box, Les. It’s nice to see your still making saw dust!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 12-23-2014 11:48 PM

That’s a really nice box. Are the shaped panels some kind of MDF or ply with the sapele veneer applied? Did you use a vacuum bag? I like the many drawers, sliding sections, and holders.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#4 posted 12-23-2014 11:57 PM

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#5 posted 12-24-2014 12:29 AM

Very Beautiful Jewelry Box Les,
I have never worked with Sapele, but it looks like a nice wood to work with.

Have a blessed evening and a Merry Christmas, Todd

-- Todd Swartwood (Todd Swart-Woodworks)

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#6 posted 12-24-2014 02:46 AM

Nice looking jewelry box and a happy recipient!

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#7 posted 12-24-2014 03:11 AM

Awesome !

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#8 posted 12-24-2014 04:02 AM

Beautiful piece.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#9 posted 12-24-2014 04:10 PM

Awesome piece. I think she likes it.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#10 posted 12-24-2014 04:23 PM

I think the grin in the last photo says it all … Congrats on a beautiful creation.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#11 posted 12-24-2014 07:48 PM

What a wonderful gift and a great build…thanks for sharing

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#12 posted 12-28-2014 02:13 AM

Thanks everyone for your comments!

Allen, I made the whole thing from walnut, the veneer was an after thought. All the veneer was hard glued on, I made opposite forms for all the curved areas and used an 1/8 rubber pad between them to ensure even clamping pressure.

Thanks Dennis, still working but slowing way down these days. Been making things for us and family.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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