A Scrollwork Letter Storage Box

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Project by brdf11 posted 01-03-2017 03:26 AM 974 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box for my sweetheart in order to store letters. It is dovetailed Red Oak, with Rosewood trim and inlay. The lid is mitered, and features an inset traditional scrollwork panel. The panel was completed with a jeweler’s saw blade in my scroll saw. It is finished with linseed oil.

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#1 posted 01-03-2017 04:13 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. The box is awesome-all the details look great. Your scroll work is incredible.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#2 posted 01-03-2017 12:07 PM

Very nice box!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#3 posted 01-03-2017 02:49 PM

Beautiful looking box! I like all of the proportions and details. Color contrast is super nice.

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#4 posted 01-03-2017 03:13 PM

I like the scroll pattern you used….very elegant. Thanks for sharing!

-- Al,New Jersey -To thine own self be true

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#5 posted 01-03-2017 08:26 PM

Very nice, this will be appreciated!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#6 posted 01-03-2017 09:54 PM

This is a beautiful box and you have done a great job on it. The scroll saw work is special and nicely done. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#7 posted 01-03-2017 11:40 PM

Thank you all! I’m quite happy with how it turned out.

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#8 posted 01-04-2017 01:08 AM

The most intricate scroll work I ever saw. I’m impressed at your patience and in coming up with such a unique box.

-- Dale

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#9 posted 01-04-2017 03:20 AM

Nice work, great looking box.

-- Tom D

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#11 posted 01-07-2017 05:17 AM

OK this is truly a wonderful piece. This baby is really good.

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