Jewelry Box for Christmas

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Project by drfixit posted 12-24-2009 10:49 PM 1770 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Purple heart and Aspen, lined with Purple velvet. Finish is 6 spray coats of lacquer, then hand rubbed with a coat of wax.

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!

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#1 posted 12-24-2009 11:17 PM

I really like this design and the strong contrasts.
Thanks for posting this.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#2 posted 12-25-2009 12:08 AM

Awsome job, looks real good.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#3 posted 12-25-2009 12:10 AM

Great box a very sophisticated look

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 12-25-2009 12:13 AM

very nicely done – finish looks great

-- -erik & christy-

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#5 posted 12-25-2009 01:45 AM

Very nice and sleek design, beautiful wood combination…......

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#6 posted 12-25-2009 02:01 AM

sweet box, how did u shape the top? anyway it’s a real nice piece.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 12-25-2009 02:17 AM

Shaped the top, very carefully on the table saw after assymbling it… actually that is the second top… first one was pretty fire wood. LOL

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!

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#8 posted 12-25-2009 06:29 AM

Nice design box with great finish.
Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#9 posted 12-25-2009 06:32 AM

Great jewelry box. Nice design and love the wood choices. I like the inset lid.

Keep it up.


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

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#10 posted 12-25-2009 05:27 PM

Beautiful! Aspen is certainly a nice wood.

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#11 posted 05-12-2010 01:11 PM

That is a beautiful piece, well done

-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.

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#12 posted 08-11-2012 06:54 PM

great! Good to see htis I plan to build something based on this plan sometime within the next few months. Thanks for sharing

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#13 posted 08-13-2012 08:21 PM

That box is a real beauty. You did a wonderful job on it.


-- 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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