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Zebra / Oak Ring Box

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Project by FourOaks posted 09-14-2016 12:26 AM 498 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this ring box 2 to 3 weeks ago. It’s made of Zebra Wood and Red Oak. I used a simple hinge that I picked up from Michaels for a few bucks. Also used 4 neodymium magnets to assist the lid with closing.

I finished it with 2 coats of Danish oil. Here’s a short tutorial for those interested.

This box did not turn out as i originally designed, but that’s the cool thing about woodworking—you can improvise as you go.

I used a chop saw for most of the cuts and the biggest thing I learned for next box I make is to use a zero clearance plate or fence.

This project was a lot of fun to make.

-- Stephen, Atlanta Georgia, http://www.fouroakscrafts.com





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-14-2016 02:05 PM

Hi Steve,
I love it. The magnets for closure are one of my favorite things to do too!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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GR8HUNTER

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#2 posted 09-14-2016 02:45 PM

looks good …....... but my wife’s rings better stay on her finger …..... LMAO ….......GREAT JOB

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#3 posted 09-14-2016 04:47 PM

Love the look of that box. The woodgrain is beautiful.

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 09-14-2016 08:16 PM

Stephen, this is a classy ring box. You really did a wonderful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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FourOaks

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#5 posted 09-15-2016 03:45 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone!

-- Stephen, Atlanta Georgia, http://www.fouroakscrafts.com

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