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Marcie's Jewel box

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Project by geegee posted 08-27-2015 01:47 AM 969 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first Jewel box I ever made. It was a gift for my daughter, Marcie. The drawer just slide in slots in the carcase and have loose fitting dividers.

The carcase is made from 1/2” maple laminated with veneer then milled to shape with a router to expose the maple. The bulk of veneer is walnut cut so the grain direction added to the style. The squares under the brass pulls are zebra wood.

There is a hidden chamber built into the box. These are always fun.

Thanks all for the the kind words on my first post.

-- gary garysworkshop.com





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Dutchy

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#1 posted 08-27-2015 08:48 AM

Very nice looking box. Well done.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#2 posted 08-27-2015 09:43 AM

very interesting – to me, the contrast is more interesting than the build but none the less a REAL nice jewelery box.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#3 posted 08-27-2015 12:39 PM

Well done, nice looking jewelry box.

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#4 posted 08-27-2015 03:23 PM

Beautiful design. Nice combination of veneer and hardwood exposed.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 08-27-2015 04:24 PM

Gary, this is very nice. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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

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