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Sculpted Men's Valet & Watch Box | Solid Cherry and Wenge

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Project by NickJonesDesigns posted 09-04-2015 02:17 PM 1562 views 14 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This valet & watch box is constructed of solid Cherry & Wenge. I sculpted the exterior of the entire box to resemble lapping waves along the shoreline of a beach. The surface features undulating peaks and valleys which smoothly flow into one another.

The box features two levels of storage. The top level houses two open faced removable sliding trays and the second level is divided into six 3”x3” compartments for the storage of six watches.

I did not use any stains or dyes in the finishing of this piece and all colors seen are the natural colors of the wood.

Finished with 3 coats of de-waxed shellac followed by 2 coats of poly applied with an HVLP sprayer.

-- Nick Jones Designs, www.nickjonesdesigns.com





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 09-04-2015 02:32 PM

This is a wonderful box and you’ve don a fine job on it.

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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majuvla

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#2 posted 09-04-2015 03:24 PM

Realy well done! I like those small boxes with angled sides.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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peteg

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#3 posted 09-04-2015 10:39 PM

This has come together very nicely Nick, just love the sculptor to the exterior, a well thought out & executed piece
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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toddbeaulieu

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#4 posted 09-04-2015 11:21 PM

Oh my! This is really making me want to try that technique. Aside from all the work on the waves the interior looks fantastic to me. Well done.

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Mean_Dean

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#5 posted 09-05-2015 12:13 AM

Amazing looking valet box! I love how the sculpting resembles the way the sand looks at the beach after the ocean has washed over it!

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

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drewpy

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#6 posted 09-05-2015 12:23 AM

Fantastic box. Sculpted box at it’s best.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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jeffrey7

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#7 posted 09-05-2015 12:37 AM

That looks amazing. The interior looks great, and brilliant to slope the sides of the interior boxes so the can come out easily.

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tomd

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#8 posted 09-05-2015 01:23 AM

Beautiful box, good choice of woods and colors. Great workmanship.

-- Tom D

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deon

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#9 posted 09-05-2015 04:49 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Dave777

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#10 posted 09-05-2015 12:15 PM

Very impressive .
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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Duckster

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#11 posted 09-06-2015 01:41 AM

Outstanding job..well done

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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