Sculpted Walnut/Mahogany Jewelry Box

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Project by James posted 1870 days ago 2382 views 15 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For this project I wanted to venture into some better wood, and away from straight sides, so here is what I came up with.

For me it was quite an undertaking. Lots of careful bandsawing and sanding. First time working with walnut, man its some great wood.

Overall I feel this is my best effort to date. Hope you all agree!

All comments welcome.

-- James, Bluffton, IN

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#1 posted 1870 days ago

Very nice work

-- "I gotta have more cowbell"--------Bruce Dickinson

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#2 posted 1870 days ago

o.k. i agree .
do i get the box ?
your skills ,
are improving wonderfully ,
and you are out from underfoot ,
in the house .

everybody happy !

beautifull !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 1870 days ago

What a great design and wood looks great.

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#4 posted 1870 days ago

Very nice i like the box man that looks great I’m getting some great idea from you the way you put two types of wood to gather . I really like that .

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#5 posted 1870 days ago

Wow this is one great box super design well done

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 1870 days ago

Great box. Looks fantastic

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#7 posted 1870 days ago

This is quite different… a very fresh idea.And very one nice too.Well done!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#8 posted 1870 days ago

Very nice. I really like the treatment on the lid. It turned out great.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#9 posted 1870 days ago

Really very elagant in design, shape and wood colour combinations.
Yes! a great and best effort – I agree!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 1870 days ago

Ooh and ahh!

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#11 posted 1870 days ago

thanks everyone, i appreciate your comments greatly!

-- James, Bluffton, IN

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#12 posted 1870 days ago

Nicely done. That’s a great looking box!

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#13 posted 1870 days ago

Great looking box, I like the design, very smooth looking curves. The mitered top adds character. Very good build.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#14 posted 1870 days ago

I love it.

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#15 posted 1870 days ago

I really like the box design and the handle too , but I can’t decide if I like the handle on this box. The box has a very elegant design , but the handle almost seems comical in comparison . I have to wonder if it was either solid Maple or Walnut if it might be more in tune with the rest of the design. Or if the width of the Maple stripes were the same as the side stripes ? JMHO

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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