Tile Top Jewelry Box

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Project by Vincent Nocito posted 1961 days ago 1921 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Motawi Tile and Quartersawn oak. Dye and satin poly finish

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#1 posted 1961 days ago

I’ve been wanting to build a similar project, but the tiles are very expensive. Could you please let me know where you purchased your’s.

Your box turned out beautifully.


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#2 posted 1961 days ago

Nice work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 1961 days ago

I like it. Different. Cool design.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#4 posted 1961 days ago

This is a really nice box. I particularly like the lid design and had one of these on my to-do list but never could find the time for it.

Nice job on the build.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 1961 days ago

Interesting design.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 1961 days ago

I like this one. I will have to make one of these.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#7 posted 1961 days ago

Very nice box! Thanks for sharing.

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#8 posted 1643 days ago

I like this very much….Do you have the dimensions?

-- ALS IK KAN “to the best of my ability,”

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Vincent Nocito

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#9 posted 1642 days ago

The box is about 8×8 x 5. I built mine after looking at an example from Schlabaugh and Sons in a gift shop. Wood Magazine ran an article on a very similar design in Nov 2006 (issue 173 page 68). Their design has a hinged lid while my lid is not connected.

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#10 posted 1642 days ago

nice work, did you use the same finnish plan as in wood mag?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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Vincent Nocito

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#11 posted 1642 days ago

The finish was a bit a powdered red mahogany dye dissolved in General Finishes oak stain. Topcoated with General wiping oil/varish satin poly.

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