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Project by professorwood posted 02-14-2016 08:28 PM 1807 views 10 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After resawing a piece of scrap walnut that was given to me, I knew that I had to make something with it. Booked matched the two pieces back together for the top. Just an unbelievable pattern design. Didn’t know what to use for a handle, found a neat looking knot that I think looks good.

-- tsurra





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GpaBrian

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#1 posted 02-14-2016 08:49 PM

Very nice box, grain on the top is amazing. How do you make the ring holders?

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professorwood

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#2 posted 02-14-2016 09:12 PM

I used a piece of dense foam that I had laying around. I cut it to the size I need for each bar then I cover them with velvet from a dress that my wife got me at the second hand shop. Use 3 spray adhesive, spray the foam, then lay it on the velvet and wrap and fold in the sides, trim off extra material. Hot glue to the bottom of the tray.

I use my bandsaw and fence to cut the foam. These piece were 3/4×7/8×3 3/4.

-- tsurra

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#3 posted 02-14-2016 09:15 PM

That’s one amazing Jewelry box made from fabulous wood,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 02-14-2016 09:17 PM

This is a real beauty.

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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#5 posted 02-14-2016 09:55 PM

Beautiful piece of walnut you’ve got. Outstanding box, red interior is very stylish.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Boxguy

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#6 posted 02-14-2016 10:11 PM

Tsurra, this is a great box and the interior is well thought out. There is a great deal to like in this: the matched top, legs, shallow inset on top, nicely fit lid with magnetic closers, beautiful finish, and nice color choices inside and out. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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TheGreatJon

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#7 posted 02-14-2016 10:15 PM

Fantastic box. I like the simple exterior design. It highlights the wood.

-- This is not the signature line you are looking for.

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BurlyBob

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#8 posted 02-14-2016 11:34 PM

What beautiful, awesome wood. The box is pretty nice too.

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 02-15-2016 12:55 AM

Great use of some gorgeous crotch figure walnut.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Mean_Dean

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#10 posted 02-15-2016 02:10 AM

Great looking jewelry box! I love that walnut lid panel!

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

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smitty22

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#11 posted 02-15-2016 02:29 AM

Lovely! Nice work with the bookmatched lid insert.

-- Smitty

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Bobsboxes

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#12 posted 02-15-2016 02:56 AM

Great wood, nice box.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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dddddmorgan

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#13 posted 02-15-2016 03:50 AM

Stupendous!

-- Maintenance Man - I do precision guesswork based on unreliable data from people of questionable knowledge...

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ravensrock

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#14 posted 02-15-2016 05:14 AM

You turned that scrap walnut into a beautiful box!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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ruddy

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#15 posted 02-15-2016 05:18 AM

Nicely done. The book matching makes the walnut a standout piece.
Well done.

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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