Jewelry box

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Project by RBWoodworker posted 02-23-2010 08:00 AM 2144 views 6 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is the jewelry box that I made in Paul Schurch’s class..I had a ball and was the only one to complete the box in the allotted time frame. The box has only one coat of finish on it and I completed it the very next morning..

I made the parquetry pattern on the top out of walnut burl background.. with an ebony filetti, and a tiger maple border..the jester in the middle is holly and mahogany. the underside is a 4 way bookmatch of walnut burl

-- Randall Child

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#1 posted 02-23-2010 08:55 AM

Very nice Randy very sophisticated. Very well done

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-23-2010 12:22 PM

That’s a very elegant box and a real exhibition of your skills.

-- John

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#3 posted 02-23-2010 01:11 PM

top is stunning..different box did you join the sides?

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#4 posted 02-23-2010 01:39 PM

Very nice Randall…..

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#5 posted 02-23-2010 01:54 PM

Very nice job. Thanks for sharing.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#6 posted 02-23-2010 02:40 PM

A student? Wow, you could teach with beautiful work like this!

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

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#7 posted 02-23-2010 03:01 PM

Sweet looking box.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#8 posted 02-23-2010 03:21 PM

Great box! I love the top and I think I love the underside of the top even more.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#9 posted 02-23-2010 03:27 PM

Fantastic box & excellent craftsmanship.

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#10 posted 02-23-2010 03:54 PM


-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#11 posted 02-23-2010 04:19 PM

Thank you all very much!!!
Michelletwo.. the sides of the box are joined with domino’s.. we used the festool domino cutter which was sweeeeeet!! (cost 775 bucks for the tool if I wanted to buy it..LOL)

richgreer.. the underside is jewelry box grade walnut burl..the top is actually made of the same veneer, but with the jester cut into’s hard to tell they are the same.. my wife loves the bottom

-- Randall Child

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#12 posted 02-23-2010 04:44 PM

thanks for the reply..I wondered if it might be hidden dowels or other idea.

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#13 posted 02-23-2010 04:54 PM

beautiful !

very elegant .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#14 posted 02-23-2010 06:05 PM

Beautiful, open and closed.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#15 posted 02-23-2010 08:05 PM

Congrats on such a fine box Randall.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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