Birds Eye Maple and Ziricoti Jewelry Box with Dovetail Corner Posts

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Project by generick posted 09-07-2016 04:47 AM 756 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Jewelry box made from bird’s eye maple with ziricoti accents and dovetail corner posts. The hinges are 5mm barrel hinges with a 45 degree chamfer cut on the back and lid. The lining is dyed deer skin.

The dovetail corner posts are actually two half blind dovetails. The contrasting colors make the cornesr look much more intricate than they really are…

The finish is two coats Odie’s oil.

-- Rick -- I never let my lack of talent get in the way of my creativity.

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#1 posted 09-07-2016 04:48 AM

Nice job!

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#2 posted 09-07-2016 06:46 AM

That’s amazing. What fantastic contrast. Really great workmanship.

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#3 posted 09-07-2016 07:17 PM

Rick, this is a beautiful box and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 09-07-2016 09:53 PM

Beautiful work

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#6 posted 09-11-2016 06:08 PM

Thank you!

-- Rick -- I never let my lack of talent get in the way of my creativity.

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