Yellowheart and ebonized walnut jewelry box

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Project by iminmyshop posted 10-16-2015 04:36 PM 1403 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are sister-in-law gifts. The design is inspired by Philip Weber. He has many imaginatively designed and beautifully crafted boxes The top is curved. The boxes are of Yellowheart and ebonized walnut and of maple with ebonized walnut.

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Kaleb the Swede

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#1 posted 10-16-2015 06:21 PM

Great looking box. The color combination looks really neat together. Nice work

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#2 posted 10-16-2015 08:40 PM

That box is a real beauty.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#3 posted 10-16-2015 11:56 PM

Great looking box! I like the curve top, and the walnut/yellowheart combo!

-- Dean

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#4 posted 10-17-2015 03:19 AM

lovely box

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 10-17-2015 02:19 PM

Your sisters-in-law are very lucky girls. These are gorgeous.

-- Chuck, Minnesota

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#6 posted 10-17-2015 02:50 PM

Great work, love the colors and flow of the box.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 10-17-2015 03:12 PM

Nicely done.
BTW thanks for the link to Weber’s work
He makes boxes that are just incredible!!!
Most belong in Museums..
work that should be admired and copied if possible..

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#8 posted 10-17-2015 05:10 PM

Legally great for those within law.
How the curve?

-- shuja

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#9 posted 10-17-2015 07:15 PM

- Thanks for the compliments!

- The curved top was made by cutting multiple thin laminations of about 2 mm each then regluing them in a vacuum press on a curved template. The ebonized walnut part of the top along with the inlaid handle was cut to size before gluing it to the rest of the top.

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 11-28-2015 11:05 AM

I really like that box. May I borrow your design?


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

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#11 posted 11-28-2015 06:50 PM

Hi Jim. I’d be honored to have you use any design as long as it’s for personal use and not for sale.
Have fun with it.

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