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Project by Roger posted 09-13-2016 12:52 AM 1257 views 0 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After lots n lots of distractions, breakdowns, and other just crazy things happening, I was able to get a few things done in the shop. Both of these jewelry boxes are from American Woodworker magazine, issue #168 Oct/Nov 2013. Walnut & Oak with brown leather interior trays, and Ash & Walnut with red leather interior trays. Both center tops are bookmatched panels. Thanks for looking in. Any and all good/bad/ugly comments are, well, you know.

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





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Roger

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#1 posted 09-13-2016 12:57 AM

Also I managed to make a quick sled for the bandsaw to cut miter keys. I know BigAl, the boxguy will appreciate it::

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

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poospleasures

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#2 posted 09-13-2016 12:59 AM

Mighty nice Roger. Your color combinations are great. I like seeing all your tools and jigs and stuff. Glad to see your posts.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 09-13-2016 12:59 AM

LOOKS good!

I like your simple sleds for your Band saw… COOL…

COOL Boxes…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#4 posted 09-13-2016 01:05 AM

Great job sir

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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distrbd

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#5 posted 09-13-2016 01:24 AM

Very nice Roger,they look amazing.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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Lenny

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#6 posted 09-13-2016 01:26 AM

Beautiful boxes Roger! In picture #2, with the lids up, that bookmatched walnut is gorgeous. I hope it looks as nice on the outside but just wasn’t caught in the right light. I don’t know if it was intentional but the grain of the ash lid frame seems to accentuate the curved shape. Any chance you have the Wood issue number? I’d like to look back at the article.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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eddie

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#7 posted 09-13-2016 01:31 AM

theses look great , i like the ash and walnut the best ,what is that clamped to in last pic ?

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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kiefer

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#8 posted 09-13-2016 01:36 AM

Looking good Roger .
Great colour and wood combinations and the lids with the inserts in curved frames make these boxes .
Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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lew

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#9 posted 09-13-2016 01:38 AM

Nicely done, Roger!

I think those tray with dividers are probably more difficult than the boxes themselves.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 09-13-2016 01:58 AM

Those are two real beauties, Roger. Fine woodworking!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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tyvekboy

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#11 posted 09-13-2016 02:00 AM

Nice project and jigs.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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doubleDD

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#12 posted 09-13-2016 02:36 AM

Beautiful boxes Roger. I like how the piano hinge is shorter, centered on the lid. Good idea with the miter key jig.

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

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degoose

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#13 posted 09-13-2016 02:39 AM

I like these a lot…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Grumpy

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#14 posted 09-13-2016 03:39 AM

Great work Roger & well made.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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shipwright

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#15 posted 09-13-2016 04:00 AM

Solid work Roger. Nice looking boxes and very nice finish inside.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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