Everyday jewelry box

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Project by longboarder posted 07-24-2009 03:16 AM 2055 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a jewelry box for her everyday jewelry at the end of the day. It is made of Bubinga and Ebonized mahogany with a lacquer finish. The ebonizing was done with India Ink on the Mahogany. Nex time I build a box like this I will use a wipe on poly satin finish.

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#1 posted 07-24-2009 03:23 AM

Thats some gorgeous wood. Very nice job.

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#2 posted 07-24-2009 04:13 AM

Nice design, and that bubinga is beautiful!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 07-24-2009 04:14 AM

The figure on that bubinga is really nice. I love it.

-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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#4 posted 07-24-2009 04:35 AM

There is nothing “Everyday” about that box. Very nice work…

Is that waterfall Bubinga?

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#5 posted 07-24-2009 05:03 AM

That’s beautiful!

Not just an ole ‘everyday’ box for sure!

Another variation might be Side-Pin hinges.. instead of regular hinges…

Nice job! Really COOL!

Thank you!

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#6 posted 07-24-2009 05:18 AM

Hey LB
wonderful wood and great build. well done

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#7 posted 07-24-2009 05:47 AM

caught my eye right away …nice work
welcome to lj’s

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#8 posted 07-24-2009 07:19 AM

Fantastic jewelry box. Great wood and great build. Very fine job. I’m sure she loves it.

Keep it up.


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#9 posted 07-24-2009 02:33 PM

If you still want to, you could use 400 grit and follow with paste wax in order to give a satin finish. The box also caught my eye and I had to tell you. Excellent job!

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#10 posted 07-24-2009 07:32 PM

This style of box is classy.Very well done too.I like the contrasting colors and simple lines.Well done.

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

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#11 posted 07-25-2009 06:03 PM

I wouldn’t call this an everyday box at all,.nothing everyday about it. Gorgeous wood, beautifully made.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#12 posted 08-07-2009 10:41 PM

I really like the rich, dark colors.

-- Happy woodworking!

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