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Project by Gregg M. posted 04-06-2016 09:44 PM 2966 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some more jewelry boxes I made based on the jewelry box design from Wood Magazine (Gem of a jewelry box). These are also made from Walnut and Ash. I used ash with grain patterns. I had a piece of curly ash that was a creamy white color that was used on one of the tops. The tops are a single piece of ash that was book-matched and glued to make a nice pattern.

The finish is three coats of Formby’s Tung Oil finish high-gloss. One of these was rubbed out with Briwax and steel wool to give it a satin finish. Each drawer has a felt liner that was glued using spray adhesive. I made a number of these boxes using different combinations of walnut, ash, cherry and spalted maple. The hinges are Brusso solid brass hinges.

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





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#1 posted 04-07-2016 12:57 AM

Very nicely done, great combinations, and craftsmanship.

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#2 posted 04-07-2016 01:34 AM

A couple of nice once Gregg!
Really like the ash you used.

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#3 posted 04-07-2016 01:56 AM

Another winner.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#4 posted 04-07-2016 09:00 AM

Both eye catching projects. You have mastered the grain flow for maximum aesthetic. Craftsmanship is also outstanding.

Really nice projects all round.

David

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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#5 posted 04-07-2016 11:04 AM

Outstanding…

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#6 posted 04-07-2016 12:23 PM

Nicely done! Clean and crisp!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 04-07-2016 01:58 PM

Hmmmm, no daily top 3??

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#8 posted 04-07-2016 06:51 PM

More great work, really like your color combinations – that purple will look real good with gold and silver. My only suggestion (after working in a jewelry store for 10 years) is to add those foam inserts to hold rings – customers LOVE that feature. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#9 posted 04-07-2016 07:08 PM

Great looking box. Love the curved lines and the wood choices.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#10 posted 04-08-2016 01:47 PM

Yes in deed this is a gem,beautiful work.

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#11 posted 05-27-2016 07:01 PM

Thanks for the suggestion. I will give it a try.


More great work, really like your color combinations – that purple will look real good with gold and silver. My only suggestion (after working in a jewelry store for 10 years) is to add those foam inserts to hold rings – customers LOVE that feature. Thanks for sharing.

- leafherder


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

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