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Project by Ben posted 1511 days ago 6215 views 144 times favorited 50 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this jewelery box to donate to our children’s school auction. It is made out of figured makore, with handles of African Blackwood. I lined the drawer bottoms with velvet.

This was my own design. I tried to give it a bit of a Japanese look. The drawers were originally going to be flush with the front, but after a small mistake my wife suggested I just inset them slightly – and we liked the look. Hopefully a couple of people show up at the auction ready to bid!





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Gary

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#1 posted 1511 days ago

That’s nice. And I like the drawers being set in. I think it enhances the look. Really nice work

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#2 posted 1511 days ago

looks great…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1511 days ago

Very nice design.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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robert triplett

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#4 posted 1511 days ago

Nice design. I agree that the drawers look good as they are. What finish did you use?
Robert

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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Cobra

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#5 posted 1511 days ago

Yeah, that’s really nice. It looks like it’s meant to be with the drawers set in like they are. Nice work and design.

-- Nathan Ward, Fort Saskatchewan, AB

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mkrok

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#6 posted 1511 days ago

Beautiful box. I want to make one now. What kind of joints are used throught ??

-- Michael, South Florida, http://www.MallardSolutions.com

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oldskoolg77

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#7 posted 1511 days ago

Love this jewelery box, unique design I have never seen. How is Makore to work with? I stick with domestics as my buddy is a sawyer.

-- http://stores.ebay.com/Wingo-Wood-and-Lumber-Company

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#8 posted 1511 days ago

Excellent and creative design that you have used. I Like.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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obi999

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#9 posted 1511 days ago

Very nice design and build. Like it very much!!

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 1511 days ago

Great job! The grain orientation is off the hook! The only thing I don’t like is I dont have one :>)

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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FloidM

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#11 posted 1511 days ago

Looks great

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bigike

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#12 posted 1511 days ago

wow very nice box

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Maveric777

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#13 posted 1511 days ago

Very nice!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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KevinVan

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#14 posted 1511 days ago

I think you will have plenty of bids. Well done!

-- ALS IK KAN “to the best of my ability,”

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WWilson

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#15 posted 1511 days ago

Absolutely beautiful. The legs are stunning. I love the proportions. Very nice design. Keep up the good work!

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