Mom's jewelry box

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Project by DynaBlue posted 1794 days ago 1371 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My second box, made for my mother as a present. Made mainly from quilted maple, curly maple and ebony and tinted with NGR dye.

Updated: A better in-progress picture showing the quilted maple on the front of the box. And the makeshift, mobile, non-flat workbench I used in Hawaii. Still have that top, mostly use it for spare storage now.

-- Mistake? No, that's just an unexpected design opportunity....

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#1 posted 1794 days ago

Thats nice

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 1794 days ago

beautifull work !

and to think you have only been a woodworker for 62 minuites ! (lol)

welcome .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 1794 days ago

Really a nice design !

-- Woodisit

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-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#5 posted 1794 days ago

This is a beautiful jewelry box. It looks similar to one my dad brought my mom home from Okinawa when he got out of the Air Force…Did you have plans to go by or did you have another one you based it off of?

-- If you can't build it, code it. If you can't code it, build it. But always ALWAYS take a picture.

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#6 posted 1794 days ago

Top notch work looks beautiful.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1794 days ago

welcome to lumberjocks

you do nice work

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#8 posted 1794 days ago

Thanks for the kind words. I didn’t have any plans for it, sort of winged it off of a design I think I saw somewhere. Never really drew anything up however, just sort of wing-and-a-prayer’d it. :D

-- Mistake? No, that's just an unexpected design opportunity....

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#9 posted 1794 days ago

Great design and detail. Super job and I really like the way you did the pictures.

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#10 posted 1794 days ago

Beautiful work…excellent execution….the design is very nice for winging it….and nicely displayed.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#11 posted 1793 days ago

Nice looking chest.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#12 posted 1764 days ago

nice job, i really dig these type cases

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#14 posted 1642 days ago

nice jewlery box, what color dye did you use?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#15 posted 1631 days ago

Bigike, I’m pretty certain it was Behlen’s medium red mohogany dye. Been several years but I know I used that dye for several projects.

-- Mistake? No, that's just an unexpected design opportunity....

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