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Zebrawood Jewelry Box

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Project by dickvn posted 1599 days ago 3299 views 12 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a zebrawood box I finished recently. The top frame, corner dovetails, hinges and feet are walnut. The top insert is double bookmatched veneer sliced from a piece of walnut burl attached to 1/8” BB plywood with contact cement. The inside lining is purple ultrasuede. I used an Incra Jig to cut the dovetails and make the hinges. The finish is three applications of Watco Danish Oil; the final coat was applied with 600 grit wet/dry sandpaper.

-- dickvn,Virginia,vannierop@urgrad.rochester.edu





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TurnTurnTurn

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#1 posted 1599 days ago

Very Cool!!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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Monty Queen

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#2 posted 1599 days ago

Wow, awsome job you do great work, I love it.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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bigike

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#3 posted 1599 days ago

nice i like the hinges i always thought they would be to big on a box this is why i never bought the jig but now i know THANKS

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Jeff

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#4 posted 1599 days ago

Very unique! I love the hinges and your corner treatments are are a nice difference from the usual. the Feet are pretty slick too.

How is zebrawood to work?

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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scrappy

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#5 posted 1599 days ago

Fantastic box. Outstanding workmanship. Very nice design and wood.

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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woodworm

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#6 posted 1599 days ago

Very beautiful box out of beautiful wood. I like that joinery style.
Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 1598 days ago

Top Notch!!!! Something to be proud of for sure.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 1598 days ago

Very nice box, well done, nice finish.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 1598 days ago

Very slick design and build!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Alonso

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#10 posted 1598 days ago

Amazing!! very well done!!

Alonso

-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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webwood

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#11 posted 1598 days ago

sweet

-- -erik & christy-

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CreekWoodworker

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#12 posted 1598 days ago

Love it! Very nice box.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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Roger

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#13 posted 1258 days ago

Very kool idea for the edges. The whole box is awesome. great project

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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