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Project by wwwgreglyonsconstructioncom posted 1581 days ago 4054 views 14 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A JEWELRY/MUSIC BOX
A BIRTHDAY GIFT FOR MY MOM

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 http://www.greglyonsconstruction.com ...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.

NOT FOR SALE

-- http://www.greglyonsconstruction.com





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JJohnston

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#1 posted 1581 days ago

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

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 1581 days ago

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." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Rob67

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#3 posted 1581 days ago

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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lew

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#4 posted 1581 days ago

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

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#5 posted 1581 days ago

very nice…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 1581 days ago

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

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

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TraumaJacques

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#7 posted 1581 days ago

Very nice and a great tribute.

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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Bill Akins

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#8 posted 1581 days ago

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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Dennisgrosen

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#9 posted 1581 days ago

very beautyful box

Dennis

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DaddyZ

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#10 posted 1581 days ago

Sharp looking box, Very nice !!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 1581 days ago

Great job Greg

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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eReplacementParts

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#12 posted 1581 days ago

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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Bearpie

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#13 posted 1581 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous! Very creative with the material mix.

Erwin

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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kosta

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#14 posted 1580 days ago

looks good

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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Triumph1

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#15 posted 1580 days ago

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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