Purpleheart and Am. Persimmon music box

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Project by ignatz posted 03-29-2015 12:40 PM 1094 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

2nd music box, this one made from purpleheart and american persimmon. Finished with tung oil varnish and paste wax. Quadrant hinges from Rockler; latch from Amazon.

Music movement from N.J. Dean:

Sounds like this:

-- "I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly" — Peter Cook

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#1 posted 03-29-2015 02:33 PM

You two make realy awsome boxes. I like those metal parts also. I like that you actualy enjoy making them. That is the reason why I making things of wood also.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 03-29-2015 08:31 PM

Beautiful! What does the inside look like?

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#3 posted 03-29-2015 10:18 PM

You can see the inside in the video. Thanks for looking!

-- "I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly" — Peter Cook

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#4 posted 04-08-2015 12:57 AM

love that latch, it really sets off this impressive box

-- Out in the shed making curls

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