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I love the ‘cove and pin’ joint, so I designed this jewelry box to showcase it. It’s a complicate build but I think the end result is worth the effort.
Jun 11, 2016
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#1 posted 06-11-2016 07:08 AM
Indeed beautiful joints. Whole box looks pretty awesome.
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#2 posted 06-11-2016 09:51 AM
Very nice. Ive never seen a design quite like this.
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#3 posted 06-11-2016 10:25 AM
unique, functional and out of the box thinking – love the design
-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them
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#4 posted 06-11-2016 01:47 PM
Unique joinery and a fine build. Is the joinery made with a jig?
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#5 posted 06-11-2016 02:24 PM
danriffle, very attractive and tight joinery, especially for a jewelry box. I also like that you showed off your concept by eliminating the ‘box’ sides.
Just curious how strong the cove & pins are compared to lap, half-blind dovetail or box joints. For a jewelry box they are more than adequate, I’m sure, and beautiful. Got an spare pieces you’d be comfortable submitting to a stress test?
#6 posted 06-11-2016 02:24 PM
Thanks, everyone! The joints are done with a shop made jig and a bunch of hand work.
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#7 posted 06-11-2016 04:18 PM
“I think the end result is worth the effort.” ..you THINK it was worth the effort?? My good sir! It was DEFINITELY worth the effort !
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#8 posted 06-11-2016 04:32 PM
Great work, beautiful box.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#9 posted 06-11-2016 05:13 PM
I like it. Well done, nice style too. It’s good to see designs outside the norm.
-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with
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#10 posted 06-11-2016 08:45 PM
Dan, I like the joinery on the drawers. You have a fine design and finish. Looks like you are making several copies. I am surprised you did not carry the clover design through to the leg joints as well. Maybe it would be too much. I like the open concept to show off your joinery.
What is the plan for the top? Would it function better with a rim or as another storage area with a lid? Is the plan to pull the drawers and set them on the top? Nice concepts and interesting design. Skillful work. Keep boxing and keep posting.
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#11 posted 06-11-2016 11:48 PM
Very nice design and excellent job on the joinery!
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#12 posted 06-12-2016 02:38 AM
Indeed unique. Very nice looking box.
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#13 posted 06-12-2016 12:16 PM
Very cool. Love those corner joints!!
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#14 posted 06-13-2016 12:44 PM
Very attractive looking table and drawers.
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#15 posted 06-13-2016 06:19 PM
This is very creative. Congratulations.
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