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Mahogany and Zebrawood Jewelry Box

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Project by woodn posted 03-04-2015 03:43 AM 1798 views 13 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A recent box made of Mahogany with a Zebra lid panel. This was a special order. I can tell because I has ring bars, (there on the right side of he top). Ring bars are not my favorite thing to do. I tried the few commercial solutions available, non of which were any good. I also tried several techniques that showed up in various magazines over the years. Didn’t like those either. I finally came up with my own way of making them. Still time consuming and not much fun, but now I can make ring bar assemblies of any size, and just as important, I can use the same material as the rest of the box is lined with. If anyone is interested in the technique, I have a fairly detailed procedure with photos posted on my recently built blog, here. You can find the pdf under the “download” tab.

-- Bob





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Jim Rowe

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#1 posted 03-04-2015 08:48 AM

Nicely done and thanks for sharing the Ring Bar process.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#2 posted 03-04-2015 12:46 PM

Very nice!

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

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#3 posted 03-04-2015 12:51 PM

This is a nice design and you have done a wonderful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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granite

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#4 posted 03-04-2015 03:47 PM

Great job! Really liked the ring bar tutorial.

-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green

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#5 posted 03-04-2015 07:51 PM

Nice design! I hadn’t thought of using drawers on a small box.

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#6 posted 03-06-2015 06:54 AM

Nice Jewellery Box, Bob! Great Design!

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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