Butternut and Walnut Jewelry Box

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Project by Franco Reda posted 01-12-2015 06:21 PM 971 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a medium size jewelry box I made for my wife. Its made mostly from butternut with a walnut bottom and lid. The box is dovetailed and I attempted breadboard ends for the lid. The finish is watco danish oil. This was my first attempt at dovetails, breadboards, hinges, boxes… Oh heck, it was my first project that wasn’t a boat or a paddle.

-- Franco

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#1 posted 01-12-2015 06:45 PM

For a project with a lot of firsts, it sure looks good to me.

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#2 posted 01-12-2015 10:52 PM

dovetails look great

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#3 posted 01-12-2015 11:36 PM

I think you did a great job. I know your wife will appreciate it.

-- No man is an island but some of us like being a peninsula.

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#4 posted 01-12-2015 11:37 PM

Nicely done!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#5 posted 01-15-2015 03:52 PM


-- Franco

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