new jewelry box (too me anyway )

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Project by eddy posted 01-15-2010 04:16 AM 2015 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i took the lidded boxes i have been making and the valet boxes and made this you can see in the 5 picture
lot of groves for the top tray and the panels the drawers slide on. this was a hard glue up. (many colorful metaphors ) went into this glue up. did not line the bottoms of the drawers i think to cover the wood just wouldn’t be wright. for being birch ply the drawer bottoms came out nice.
woods are padauk and birds eye maple. finish is wipe on poly about 4 coats
might make a dollar if i sell this one
last picture is of things to come… finally a drum sander to call my very own (hate belt sanding cutting boards)

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#1 posted 01-15-2010 04:30 AM

Super Job..

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#2 posted 01-15-2010 04:33 AM

WOW! I really like the Jewery Box! Your craftsmanship is shown well!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 01-15-2010 05:03 AM

Wow! beautiful.
I like to see the progress of you drum sander. I can find the electric motor here in my country, but hard to find the arbor/shaft and all other accessories. What is the most suitable RPM of the motor? Do you have info where I can buy most of the hardware?

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 01-15-2010 06:14 AM

Looks good to me too.

-- tim hill

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#5 posted 01-15-2010 06:46 AM

Great contrast in wood. Let me know when the belt sander is done, I’ll be over.

-- Life is about choices. You can spend a lot of money on furniture and have really nice furniture; Or you can spend a lot on tools and have even more expensive, crappy furniture. I made my choice.

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#6 posted 01-15-2010 03:58 PM

Great job on the box.
Is that going to be a thickness sander or a V-drum type?

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#7 posted 01-15-2010 04:06 PM

woodworm most of the info i got on making the drum sander i got from this blog it was very helpful

jim it will be a 24 inch thickness sander ordered the velcro and sandpaper yesterday should have all the other parts at the first part of the week so fare comeing out good i stand on the frame is very solid and is square with in 1/16 of a inch.

-- self proclaimed copycat

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