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Project by MVGraz posted 1547 days ago 1589 views 8 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small jewelry box for niece’s upcoming college graduation. Right out of one of Doug Stowe’s books. Walnut and Yellowheart. There were challenges along the way, for my skill level, but I was happy with the end result. As usual, mounting the mortise hinges was the biggest challenge. I also opted to plane down walnut for the lid panel instead of using plywood.





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1547 days ago

Looks first rate! Great fit and finish.

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

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RayCurtis

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#2 posted 1547 days ago

Good looking box. I like the combination of Walnut and Yellow Heart, Its a combination I never thought of.

-- RayCurtis

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bigike

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#3 posted 1547 days ago

good work, the contrasting woods look great together.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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ND2ELK

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#4 posted 1547 days ago

Beautiful box. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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SuburbanDon

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#5 posted 1547 days ago

Nice job.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#6 posted 1547 days ago

Your box looks very nice. I know your nice will appreciate it very much.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1547 days ago

Classic woods and design very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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scrappy

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#8 posted 1547 days ago

Fantastic box. Love the wood combo. Great build. Still have to get one of Dougs books for myself.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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Eagle1

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#9 posted 1547 days ago

Very nice box. Really like the contrasting colors.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 1547 days ago

Very well done congrats!

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

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Frankie Talarico Jr.

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#11 posted 1547 days ago

looks great, Nice job on the concealed hinges, and the off-set splines look great too. I always enjoy making sliding tray iin boxes. It add much more functionality to it.
I see you carried the spline work onto the trays too. Nice touch, really brings it all together.

-- Live by what you believe, not what they want you to believe.

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RexMcKinnon

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#12 posted 1547 days ago

Very nice box. I like the matching splines on the trays.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Jonathan

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#13 posted 1547 days ago

That’s a beauty all the way around!

I really like the contrasting wood, especially with the miter keys. (I say this because I am really liking miter keys right now and will have to try incorporating them into a project soon.)

A nicely executed piece of woodworking here, from start, to finish. Excellent job!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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jockmike2

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#14 posted 1547 days ago

Very nice box, can’t lose with walnut, always looks rich.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Jason

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#15 posted 1547 days ago

Gorgeous box you’ve built.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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