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Tiger Maple and Zircote Jewelry Box

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Project by woodn posted 11-30-2015 03:04 AM 6941 views 32 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Recently finished this piece for submission to an upcoming showing at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. As often seems to happen, I find a nice piece of wood and then figure out what kind of box will be a good match. In this case, I started with a book matched piece of Ziricote that I have been saving for close to 10 years. The figure of the piece needed to be highlighted in something special. The legs and drawer handle cross pieces are also Ziricote.

-- Bob





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#1 posted 11-30-2015 03:19 AM

Wow, looks really good, really like the handles on the drawer.

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#2 posted 11-30-2015 03:29 AM

This is a gorgeous box. Good luck with your submission.

-- Joe - - Laughter is like a windshied wiper, it doesn't stop the rain but allows us to keep going.

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#3 posted 11-30-2015 06:15 AM

The zircote is unbelievable and the box came out great.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#4 posted 11-30-2015 08:12 AM

A very nice looking Jewelry box

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#5 posted 11-30-2015 12:09 PM

Realy incredible work! I like those pulls. Small compartments are very versatile.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 11-30-2015 12:38 PM

Beautiful box.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#7 posted 11-30-2015 01:36 PM

What a beautiful box. One of the best I have seen!. I really like the style and the handles. I see why you saved that piece of wood of ten years, never seen anything like it! Wonderful job!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#8 posted 11-30-2015 01:59 PM

looks beautiful

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#9 posted 11-30-2015 04:16 PM

Love the contrasts in the wood. Great job!

-- Butchering wood since 2015

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#10 posted 11-30-2015 05:31 PM

Stellar!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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#11 posted 11-30-2015 06:10 PM

Inspiring.

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#12 posted 11-30-2015 06:28 PM

Very nice jewelry box. No wonder its sitting on the number 1 spot. Congratulations. Added to favorites.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#13 posted 11-30-2015 07:03 PM

Nice box

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#14 posted 11-30-2015 10:31 PM

What a beautiful piece, Bob. It is so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 11-30-2015 11:12 PM

Outstanding! That is one sweet looking piece of Ziricote.

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

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