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Project by rons posted 03-15-2010 03:00 AM 2335 views 8 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everybody Just wanted to show you a jewelry box my son and I just finished. The box is a commision that
was done for a woman for herself. The veneer is curly maple, and was bought from a fellow lumberjock Ron Fritz. He has great looking veneer at good prices if you ever need any. The trim is bloodwood, and the inside is yellow cedar. The bottom is lined with velvet. The hinges are brusso, and the pull, and lockbox is from white chapel. The finish is lacquer. Thanks for looking. Ron

-- Ron, Michigan





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 03-15-2010 03:26 AM

That is one spectacular box, Ron! I love the pattern of the veneering, and the bloodwood trin is a perfect compliment to the maple.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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savannah505

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#2 posted 03-15-2010 03:29 AM

What a beauty!!! Very nicely done, great combination.

-- Dan Wiggins

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 03-15-2010 03:34 AM

Very nice work Ron

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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donjoe

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#4 posted 03-15-2010 04:53 AM

Wow. Beautiful box.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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bigike

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#5 posted 03-15-2010 04:55 AM

very nice contrasting woods

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

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kolwdwrkr

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#6 posted 03-15-2010 05:49 AM

very beautiful, and elegantly done. Thanks for sharing

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Monty Queen

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#7 posted 03-15-2010 06:32 AM

Great job to you and your son.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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tomd

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#8 posted 03-15-2010 06:38 AM

Very pretty box, looks great, nice craftsmanship. Love it.

-- Tom D

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majeagle1

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#9 posted 03-15-2010 06:52 AM

Beautiful combination of curly maple and bloodwood! Very nicely done and the pattern on the lid is just perfectly done.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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scrappy

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#10 posted 03-15-2010 08:02 AM

Great box. Love the wood combo.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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KnotCurser

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#11 posted 03-15-2010 01:25 PM

Great box! I love the way you matched the top pattern to the sides – creates the look of solid “wedges” of wood. Great piece – I’m sure she will love this!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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cobbler

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#12 posted 03-15-2010 01:46 PM

Man, this is some great box. Congrats to you and your son.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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eddy

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#13 posted 03-15-2010 04:32 PM

very well done.
question is the blood wood also veneer ? i have been toying around with a idea like this just not sure how to do the corners as it would be a end grain glue up and not very strong
you guys did a great job on this

-- self proclaimed copycat

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Triumph1

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#14 posted 03-15-2010 07:35 PM

Beautiful box. once of these days I will give veneering a shot…and probably come back to stare at what you created. Great job!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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jm82435

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#15 posted 03-15-2010 07:58 PM

It looks like it needs an inlay spider in the top web…
jk It is very pretty.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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