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Project by wwwgreglyonsconstructioncom posted 03-30-2010 04:41 AM 4375 views 14 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch


The lid and walls are constructed of hard curly maple inlayed walnut ascent boarder. Legs are polished aluminum flanked with solid walnut which drift ever so slightly above box walls to receive lid. This one of a kind jewelry/music box was created and given to my late mother a few years before laying her to rest. When opened it plays “Unforgettable”, and she truly is, in every sense of the word, may she rest in peace. (music only plays on website ...once on site click on “SEE INSIDE SPECIAL BOX” ) in back ground is her most favorite song: “Unforgettable” by: Nat King Cole and his daughter Natalie.



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#1 posted 03-30-2010 04:44 AM

How about an answer to your “who can guess what this is”?

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#2 posted 03-30-2010 04:46 AM

Beautiful box – a one of a kind for your one of a kind Mom. Well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 03-30-2010 04:55 AM

This is a beautiful project. I hope someday to have the skills to do something this intricate. A great tribute to what I am sure was a great lady.

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#4 posted 03-30-2010 05:23 AM

A fitting gift, and song, for your wonderful Mom.


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#5 posted 03-30-2010 06:44 AM

very nice…

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#6 posted 03-30-2010 10:23 AM

Great work….. Like the rustic slab inside for the music as well.

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

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#7 posted 03-30-2010 10:35 AM

Very nice and a great tribute.

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#8 posted 03-30-2010 02:36 PM

Absolutely beautiful. I know your mother loved this. I am sorry for your loss, I lost my mother to cancer last year.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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#9 posted 03-30-2010 02:49 PM

very beautyful box


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#10 posted 03-30-2010 02:56 PM

Sharp looking box, Very nice !!

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#11 posted 03-30-2010 05:23 PM

Great job Greg

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#12 posted 03-30-2010 05:39 PM

I love how it opens, thats box will be able to go in a lot of places, I love it. Way to go Greg!

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#13 posted 03-30-2010 07:59 PM

Absolutely gorgeous! Very creative with the material mix.


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#14 posted 03-31-2010 12:02 AM

looks good

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#15 posted 03-31-2010 01:12 AM

A absolutely beautiful box for a loved one…it doesn’t get much better than that. When the purpose of the box is not to hold something but to put a smile on somebodies face the design becomes even better.

The shape is terrific. Cutting those angles precisely must have been a hair-pulling experience…turned out perfect though. How are the legs attached to the box if you don’t mind me asking?

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

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