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Maple and Cherry Box Carving

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Project by jscwoodworks posted 12-05-2016 06:15 PM 930 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I worked on this on and off for a month or so when a co-worker asked me to build a box for his Fiance for Christmas. I showed him some pictures and he bought it. Maple and cherry with felt flocking and 2 removable trays. The Flower on the lid is carved with a Dremel.





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ClaudeF

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#1 posted 12-05-2016 07:47 PM

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#2 posted 12-06-2016 02:16 AM

Very nice. Great combination of wood types and like your cover design.

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#3 posted 12-06-2016 06:28 AM

Very nice carving on top and I like those ’’attached’’ legs. Very practical inner compartments.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 12-06-2016 12:30 PM

Very nice! Good wood combo and creative idea for the legs. Sets it off nicely.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#5 posted 12-06-2016 03:31 PM

looks good

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#6 posted 12-06-2016 10:59 PM

jsc, there is much to like in this box. The top is nicely mitered and sanded flat. The chamfered edge is a nice touch. The attached bottom should work well with the thick sides of this box It looks like there will be lots of space for rings and earrings in this. Of course the indented carving really catches the eye and makes the box something special. Are the legs one, solid piece? You might consider working on your home page. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#7 posted 12-06-2016 11:32 PM

Thanks everyone. The legs were 1” square stock that I hogged out the interior basically making my own outside corner moulding.

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