Jewelry Box

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Project by rons posted 1626 days ago 2306 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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#1 posted 1626 days ago

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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#2 posted 1626 days ago

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

-- Dan Wiggins

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#3 posted 1626 days ago

Very nice work Ron

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1626 days ago

Wow. Beautiful box.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#5 posted 1626 days ago

very nice contrasting woods

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#6 posted 1626 days ago

very beautiful, and elegantly done. Thanks for sharing

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#7 posted 1626 days ago

Great job to you and your son.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#8 posted 1626 days ago

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

-- Tom D

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#9 posted 1626 days ago

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

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#10 posted 1626 days ago

Great box. Love the wood combo.

Keep it up.


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

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#11 posted 1625 days ago

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!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#12 posted 1625 days ago

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

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#13 posted 1625 days ago

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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#14 posted 1625 days ago

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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#15 posted 1625 days ago

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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