Negative Jewelry Boxes

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Project by sultanofsawdust posted 05-05-2015 12:24 AM 1502 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It started off as one box, but I came across a nice piece of closeout wood at my local lumber shop, and I realized that I could make two twin boxes that were “negatives” of each other. One would be cherry with walnut accents, and the other would be walnut with cherry accents.

It was also my first time flocking in a suede liner, which went okay but could have gone better. It was a learning experience.

Details of the build can be found on my Tumblr.

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#1 posted 05-05-2015 01:17 AM

they look good, and i like the combination of woods.

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#2 posted 05-05-2015 02:07 AM

Nice work and contrasting woods. Well done.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#3 posted 05-05-2015 04:02 PM

Beautiful boxes! I love the contrasting wood. Thanks for sharing!

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

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#4 posted 05-05-2015 09:51 PM

Well done, just finishing two of these as well for my bud and my god son.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 05-05-2015 11:36 PM

Great looking jewelry boxes! And I love the mirrors in the lids—nice touch!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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