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Project by mochasatin posted 03-29-2017 01:15 AM 2974 views 17 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter is getting married in October and she asked me to make her a ring box. She had a rough idea about the style but was not sure about the wood species or dimensions. So I built her eight boxes.

The boxes are made from a mixture of Walnut, Black Cherry, Maple, Mahogany, White Oak and Canary Wood.

-- Scott





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#1 posted 03-29-2017 01:54 AM

I’m placing a bet on the front and center box. They are all great boxes you did fantastic.

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#2 posted 03-29-2017 02:00 AM

I’m with Burly Bob “front and center box” but I’ll bet she will want more than one of your beautiful boxes.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 03-29-2017 02:22 AM

I will let you know which one she selects next week. We are visiting over the weekend.

-- Scott

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#4 posted 03-29-2017 05:55 AM

Great idea very nice .

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#5 posted 03-29-2017 09:56 AM

This is a wonderful collection of delightful little boxes. They are all beautiful and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 03-29-2017 12:09 PM

Absolutely beautiful! I like the canary wood box the best.

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#7 posted 03-29-2017 12:26 PM

Outstanding…

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#8 posted 03-29-2017 01:39 PM

great looking boxes

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#9 posted 03-29-2017 03:40 PM

Nice boxes. It would be hard to choose they are all very nice. Ive always loved the colors in canary wood though.

-- Andy Smith https://www.etsy.com/shop/xrayhardwoods

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#10 posted 03-29-2017 10:36 PM

I worked in a jewelry store for 10 years, our customers often asked for better looking boxes than the fake white leather ones we used, they would have paid good money for one of these.

I agree the front center one looks most appropriate for the wedding (or the back center one), but don’t be surprised if she takes all of them and more for bridesmaid/groomsmen gifts. Looks like you’ve stumbled across a nice little side business as wedding box supplier – maybe lined with a nice fabric to match the wedding color scheme for a custom look.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#11 posted 03-29-2017 11:49 PM

How do you choose????
They are all very nice.
You do good work!

-- Chem, Central California

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#12 posted 03-30-2017 12:06 AM

Thanks. My wife is going to make a small satin pillow for the box.

-- Scott

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#13 posted 03-30-2017 04:53 PM

Outstanding work! On first, you can’t figure they are so small.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 04-04-2017 05:08 AM

Just an update. My daughter selected the small Canary Wood box with the Maple liner for her wedding ring box. She also took the Black Walnut box just because she wanted it. We will gift the remaining boxes to family and friends.

-- Scott

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#15 posted 08-29-2017 07:36 PM

My daughter has made the same request. Novice here. Can you describe how you made the lids? I’m wondering if I can inset a panel in the sides of the box to form the top, and then go back and inlay a band of contrasting wood around the top’s edges in the groove where the panel meets the sides.

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