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Laser Engraved Jewelry Chest

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Project by Jake Brain posted 01-11-2015 08:22 PM 728 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It has been quite some time since I have posted any projects. This piece was commissioned by the artist who drew the picture of the Yorkshire Terrier. He and his wife had this dog and it had passed away some time ago. The jewelry chest is a 2-Drawer Maple/Purpleheart – Walnut sides and measures 12” x 9” x 5 3/4”. The jewelry chest is made from a single piece of 4/5 Walnut that was resaw and cut so that it could be assembled to crest a beautiful grain-wrap pattern at the corners. The center where the laser engraved picture is Maple that was selected as to have very little grain in it so as not to interfere engraving. The joints of the jewelry boxes are mitered and accented with 4 pairs of splines, made from a contrasting wood. The draws are made with interlocking box joints for strength. Finished with two coats of M. L. Campbell Satin Krystal which is post-catalyzed conversion varnish finishing system which is Water white and non-Yellowing

-- Jake Brain, Florida





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#1 posted 01-11-2015 08:35 PM

Nice looking Jewelry Chest, The matching wood grain on the front and drawers is superb.

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#2 posted 01-12-2015 03:36 AM

I am always impressed with the grain wrapped boxes. Nice work.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#3 posted 01-12-2015 12:32 PM

This is a really nice chest. Lotsa nice details, and the wood combos work well together.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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