|Project by ajthomas5009||posted 09-25-2015 04:13 PM||831 views||1 time favorited||2 comments|
Here is a jewelry box I applied the finishing touches to on Monday. It’s is mostly cherry with a curly/waterfall cherry lid. Hard maple was used for the trim, inlay and dividers. The exterior was constructed with box joints and the dividers were comprised by lock rabbetts and half laps.
The finish was my usual, 3 coats of oil/poly followed by 2 coats of thinned spar varnish. I went with thinned spar because I like the idea of some uv protection on woods that change colors with age. But only time will tell if it makes any difference.
I really love the effect of the waterfall on the lid and wanted to say thanks to those who persuaded me to have it fall up and down instead of left to right.
-- Sometimes you're flush and sometimes you're bust, and when you're up, it's never as good as it seems, and when you're down, you never think you'll be up again, but life goes on.