Jewelry box with string inlay

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Project by Vagabond55 posted 05-23-2015 03:20 PM 2544 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first challenge to a string inlay.
(please see my previous post of the inlay tools)
Since my blades are not sharp enough to make
the clean cut against the grain, the result of my challenge is
not comfortable. Next time shall be better I hope.

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#1 posted 05-23-2015 05:08 PM

The string inlay isn’t really my thing but the box is GREAT ! Real nice job -

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 05-23-2015 10:15 PM

Looks pretty impressive for a first time.
I like the design with the separation between the drawers and the swing out storage.
The inlay looks good too.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#3 posted 05-24-2015 12:29 AM

beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 05-24-2015 02:04 AM

I’m sure you see where every flaw is. I don’t. Just remember that as you do it, your skill will improve. I know people who will not try a thing for fear of not having a nice enough result. I recently took up wood carving, with two projects under my belt (one currently in work). I know I’ll get better, so I’m not worried about some of the details in the carvings. You can get away with a lot, if you are careful.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#5 posted 05-24-2015 02:30 AM

Awesome great job on your first string inlay, I’m kinda afraid to try.

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#7 posted 05-24-2015 01:31 PM

I love those drawers. The flat section into the chamfer looks great. Well done

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#8 posted 05-24-2015 02:11 PM

Cool design and fine looking inlay,nice job.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#9 posted 05-25-2015 04:56 AM

Very nice work!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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