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Maple and Leopard Wood Jewelry box and Maple and Sapele

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Project by sedcokid posted 05-21-2016 12:39 AM 7420 views 14 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are photos of two of the last three boxes that could be used for ladies as well as a gentleman. Both measure 15.5”x 8.5”x 4” and a lift out tray, the first one is Maple and Leopard Wood which originates from Central and South America. The second is made from Maple and Sapele a African Mahogany, I have two of them. I have them listed on Etsy.com my store is PrairieViewWoodShop if anyone is interested. The finish is numerous coats of satin polyurethane buffed then waxed. Thanks for taking the time to look.

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,





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Andy

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#1 posted 05-21-2016 01:00 AM

Beautiful jewelry boxes. I also sell on etsy and its been a long difficult road for me. I hope it goes well for you. I gave your shop a favorite too.

-- Andy Smith https://www.etsy.com/shop/xrayhardwoods

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lew

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#2 posted 05-21-2016 01:05 AM

Awesome wood choices!

It must have been quite difficult to get those crisp edges on the top bevel.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 05-21-2016 01:19 AM

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!! Those are gorgeous boxes, Chuck!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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blackcherry

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#4 posted 05-21-2016 01:21 AM

I’m with Lew nice combo of wood choices. A few years back I made one that got confiscated by my better half, hope your’s makes it to market…haha!

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Bob Collins

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#5 posted 05-21-2016 03:34 AM

Great looking boxes, well made and nice choice of woods. Should have no trouble selling.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#6 posted 05-21-2016 08:42 AM

Excellent work, from choice of woods to design and all details.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 05-21-2016 10:38 AM

Really beautiful work Chuck. I’ll check out your etsy store. My wife seems to think I need to do that.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 05-21-2016 01:36 PM

It’s beautifully designed and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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mike1950

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#9 posted 05-21-2016 01:37 PM

Nice box

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#10 posted 05-21-2016 03:36 PM

Nice pair of beautiful boxes.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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pottz

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#11 posted 05-21-2016 09:45 PM

great job on those chuck love em simply beautiful.

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

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Roger

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#12 posted 05-22-2016 01:55 AM

Super classy and elegant. Gr8 wood combos. Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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sedcokid

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#13 posted 05-22-2016 02:04 AM

Thanks to all of you for the encouragement and kind words!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#14 posted 05-22-2016 01:46 PM

very nice

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doubleDD

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#15 posted 05-22-2016 06:31 PM

Indeed a beautiful box. What else can be said.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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