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Project by mony posted 12-21-2015 08:18 PM 1288 views 5 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My last box before Christmas. This jewelry box is built from local Missouri Figured Black Walnut and Claro Walnut. The top is trimmed with Ambonia Burl and Ebony. The box is 13” x 9” x 5.5”. The finish is about 8-10 coats of Waterlox applied by wiping on, allowed to cure then a light rubbing out.

Thanks for looking.

-- Mony





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XquietflyX

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#1 posted 12-21-2015 08:21 PM

that is some pretty walnut!!!! great job!!

-- You can tell a lot about your wife by her hands, for example if they are around your throat she's prolly pissed off at you...

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#2 posted 12-21-2015 11:07 PM

very nice job a great way to end the year merry christmas.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 12-21-2015 11:32 PM

The figured walnut is beautiful. So is the finished piece. Thanks for sharing. Merry Christmas.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#4 posted 12-22-2015 12:51 AM

Beautiful box! I love that walnut, and your finish is very nice!

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

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#5 posted 12-22-2015 02:06 AM

Mony, another beautiful box. Outstanding craftsmanship my friend. Merry Christmas.

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

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#6 posted 12-22-2015 03:38 AM

the gloss really sets it off

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#7 posted 12-22-2015 04:07 AM

Mony, what a wonderful creation. With an inlaid top, beautiful woods, super internal trays, faux legs, corner splines, a flawless finish, pleasing proportions, and real craftsmanship, this is a masterpiece. You certainly have mastered every phase of box making. Thanks for sharing this with us. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#8 posted 12-22-2015 11:37 AM

that is a beauty!!!!

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#9 posted 12-22-2015 02:02 PM

beautiful wood

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#10 posted 12-22-2015 03:10 PM

beautiful box

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 12-22-2015 04:03 PM

Mony that box is so beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#12 posted 12-22-2015 04:31 PM

Another fabulous creation by MONY…

And you even used my favorite wood….walnut!!

-- I aspire to be a novice woodworker...

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#13 posted 12-22-2015 06:15 PM

Very nice….I appreciate looking at great looking boxes of any kind…..and this is a nice one!

-- Dave Haynes, Indiana, http://www.oldaveswoodshop.com

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#14 posted 12-23-2015 04:25 PM

Awesome box. I love your work and appreciate you sharing your experience and knowledge.

-- Marvel Woodworking, West Chester, PA - http://www.MarvelWoodworking.com

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#15 posted 12-23-2015 06:39 PM

Thanks for all the kind comments.
Merry Christmas to everyone.

-- Mony

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