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Yellowheart and ebonized walnut jewelry box

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Project by iminmyshop posted 10-16-2015 04:36 PM 1954 views 7 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 http://weberboxes.com. The top is curved. The boxes are of Yellowheart and ebonized walnut and of maple with ebonized walnut.

http://www.alansfinewoodworking.com/

-- http://www.alansfinewoodworking.com/





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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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helluvawreck

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

That box is a real beauty.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Mean_Dean

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

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

lovely box

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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schugi

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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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abie

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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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iminmyshop

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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.

-- http://www.alansfinewoodworking.com/

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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

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

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iminmyshop

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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.

-- http://www.alansfinewoodworking.com/

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