LumberJocks

Walnut Jewelry Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by Christian Holihan posted 04-30-2015 05:00 PM 1661 views 18 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was commissioned to make the this jewelry box as a birthday present for a friends wife. Since the size of it was bigger than my normal boxes, I went with a bookmatched, frame and panel top. Lots of learning involved with this one.

12” x 9” x 2” with bonus .5” added by the hand shaped feet. Waterlox and wax finish. Purple velvet lined bottom.

Thanks!

-- Nobody deserves particle board | http://artisancare.org





17 comments so far

View ignatz's profile

ignatz

77 posts in 713 days


#1 posted 04-30-2015 05:47 PM

Gorgeous box! What did you attach the velvet with? Thanks for sharing!

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

View Christian Holihan's profile

Christian Holihan

85 posts in 1259 days


#2 posted 04-30-2015 06:22 PM

Thanks ignatz. I used Super 77 spray adhesive on a 1/4 birch ply base then put the velvet on that. I put a rabbet around the of the box so the velvet could wrap around the bottom panel and I could trim it off from the bottom of the box. It made the inside nice and clean.

-- Nobody deserves particle board | http://artisancare.org

View Grumpymike's profile

Grumpymike

1916 posts in 1776 days


#3 posted 04-30-2015 07:25 PM

What a beauty, the book matched lid just shouts at you. Great job
\

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

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

23142 posts in 2328 days


#4 posted 04-30-2015 07:40 PM

You did a fine job on this box. It’s beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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

View Christian Holihan's profile

Christian Holihan

85 posts in 1259 days


#5 posted 04-30-2015 07:53 PM

Thanks Charles and Mike!

-- Nobody deserves particle board | http://artisancare.org

View jeffswildwood's profile

jeffswildwood

1325 posts in 1438 days


#6 posted 04-30-2015 11:16 PM

Very nice job on this. I really like the attention to detail on the legs and dividers.

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

View Mean_Dean's profile

Mean_Dean

5042 posts in 2608 days


#7 posted 04-30-2015 11:50 PM

Beautiful looking box! I love the bookmatched top, and the curvy legs!

-- Dean

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

14940 posts in 2151 days


#8 posted 04-30-2015 11:57 PM

Love the bookmatched top!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

3460 posts in 1879 days


#9 posted 05-01-2015 12:01 AM

lovely box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View rustynails's profile

rustynails

662 posts in 1990 days


#10 posted 05-01-2015 12:36 AM

Looking good …

View oldrivers's profile

oldrivers

731 posts in 1028 days


#11 posted 05-01-2015 01:35 AM

Great looking box.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

View Nicoli's profile

Nicoli

31 posts in 584 days


#12 posted 05-01-2015 01:56 AM

It look good

View HD1's profile

HD1

5 posts in 664 days


#13 posted 05-01-2015 10:27 AM

Very nice.

View Christian Holihan's profile

Christian Holihan

85 posts in 1259 days


#14 posted 05-01-2015 02:10 PM

A lot of very nice comments since yesterday. Thank you all very much.

-- Nobody deserves particle board | http://artisancare.org

View bhacksaw's profile

bhacksaw

161 posts in 1286 days


#15 posted 05-01-2015 05:32 PM

Beautiful. Going to have to try that wrapped bottom panel on my next jewelry box.

showing 1 through 15 of 17 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com