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DIAMONDS ARE A GIRLS BEST FRIEND

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Project by kiefer posted 08-17-2015 10:58 PM 3007 views 11 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box has likely more diamonds then any girl will ever have .
I designed this box around my new diamond pattern which has an interesting appearance as the look changes depending on the viewing angle and lighting .
The box is made from red oak and walnut with solid brass hinges ,the lid stay is a ball chain that drops between the side and tray and I added a custom tray lift handle made from lace wood and maple .
The finish is oil to bring out the wood tones and several coats of satin lacquer followed by a bees wax polish for that soft sheen .
The dimensions are 12” W x 8 1/4” D x 4 1/2” H slightly larger then I normally size a box .
Thanks for taking a look and as always comments and critiques are always welcome .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 08-17-2015 11:05 PM

Super box, Klaus!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 08-17-2015 11:11 PM

wow that is way cool Klaus.

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#3 posted 08-17-2015 11:15 PM

I really like this new style you have developed Klaus. I love the look of your diamonds boxes, first Class no matter how you look at it. Nicely done!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Woodenwizard

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#4 posted 08-17-2015 11:25 PM

Very nice! The red oak came out way better than I would have expected. I enjoy your Creativity.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 08-17-2015 11:27 PM

Klaus, that is outstanding. Beautifully detailed and simply amazing. I believe my diamonds would fit nicely in that box. Excellent cornering detail on the tray too. I just have to try and make one of these soon.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 08-17-2015 11:36 PM

Outstanding!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 08-17-2015 11:47 PM

Love the look of the pyramids over a contrasting wood.

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

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hookfoot

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#8 posted 08-17-2015 11:48 PM

Beautiful does not really cover this project. Awesome and then some.

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shipwright

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#9 posted 08-17-2015 11:50 PM

Nothing to not like here.
You are really on a roll with the diamonds …... rolling in diamonds you might say.
Each new one seems a bit more refined, an obvious member of the family but with its own personality.
I like this one a lot.

Thanks for posting.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#10 posted 08-18-2015 12:30 AM

Absolutely amazing. Great job buddy

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Statesman40

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#11 posted 08-18-2015 12:47 AM

That looks amazing!

-- Randy Westendorp

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#12 posted 08-18-2015 01:03 AM

AliiBaba and his 40 thieves are interested in your diamonds. Good to see you pushing the edges of making a box. :<)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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rtbrmb

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#13 posted 08-18-2015 01:04 AM

I know every time I click on one of your projects it will be unique, well thought out & of unmistakable quality. This one did not disappoint.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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CharlieM1958

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#14 posted 08-18-2015 01:57 AM

Wow, this is really gorgeous!

I wish I had looked before posting my little box project. I would have never intentionally displayed my work next to yours. :-)

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

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BurlyBob

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#15 posted 08-18-2015 02:41 AM

What Charlie said! You got to let the rest of us know how you did that. It’s a work of beauty.

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