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Jewelry Box, From the Scrap Pile

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Project by mb_BeachBum posted 2479 days ago 1898 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter’s wedding gift. Trying to use up some small scrap pieces.

-- Don, on California's Central Coast





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 2479 days ago

Great looking gift. What kind of wood did you use ?

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Karson

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#2 posted 2479 days ago

Great Box. Nice use of old materials. I hope it didn’t take the whole pile to make the box.

How’s the chairs coming along?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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mb_BeachBum

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#3 posted 2479 days ago

Sorry, cherry and walnut. Basic design from a small bx book.

-- Don, on California's Central Coast

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mb_BeachBum

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#4 posted 2479 days ago

Karson, the chairs are on hold until late spring ‘08 (work, work, work). Unfortunately a dent was hardly made in the pile. Need more daughters to get married…

-- Don, on California's Central Coast

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TomFran

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#5 posted 2479 days ago

I really like this box and the combination of woods you used. Nice work!

That is a nice looking scrap pile ;^D You could make a lot of boxes out of that!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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DrsHobby

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#6 posted 2479 days ago

Great box! I really like the fact that you uploaded the pile of scraps first so that made me very interested in what you made out of it. Again great job.

-- -Alex, St Charles, MO - "Measure twice, cut once, and go back to the lumber yard because you still screwed up."

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 2479 days ago

Beautiful box! That’s what scraps are for. :-)

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

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 2479 days ago

Great looking box. Nice joinery in the box.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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shaun

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#9 posted 2479 days ago

Great box and good looking joinery. Personalizing it was a very nice touch. How’d you do the lettering?

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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herbr

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#10 posted 2479 days ago

Beautiful box! nice work!

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Douglas Bordner

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#11 posted 2479 days ago

Great box, the tight doves and carving really set it off.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#12 posted 2478 days ago

Beautifully done – nice combination of wood and I like the proportions. I, too, am interested in the lettering technique.

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mb_BeachBum

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#13 posted 2478 days ago

The lettering was done by a fellow woodworker with his laser. I only wish that I could carve that well!

-- Don, on California's Central Coast

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Don

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#14 posted 2478 days ago

Wow! It’s no wonder that I just love small wooden boxes. This one is super!

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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Branden

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#15 posted 2477 days ago

sharp, very sharp! Thanks for sharing.

-- Branden - Sacramento, California - www.ShopDogUSA.com

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