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Maple and Cherry Keepsake Box

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Project by mdzehr posted 05-26-2017 12:58 AM 897 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Jewelry Box with Rockler Quadrant hinges. Of course I needed to make a keying jig and a hinge routing jig all of which took longer than making the actual box. Finished wiith Lacquer and paste wax

-- Mike, Lancaster PA





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GoodwithWood

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#1 posted 05-26-2017 05:19 AM

Cool!

-- "what a ya mean I don't believe in god, I talk to him every day.” Dave Mustiane.

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mdzehr

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#2 posted 05-26-2017 06:54 AM

Thanks!

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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#3 posted 05-26-2017 12:35 PM

This is a beautiful box and has a lot of nice details and craftsmanship. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 05-26-2017 01:21 PM

Thanks Charles!

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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#5 posted 05-26-2017 01:42 PM

Beautiful clean work. Nice design.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 05-26-2017 02:01 PM

Thanks Dave. My wife liked it so well that she requsted two more for for gifts.

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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#7 posted 05-26-2017 07:22 PM

Pretty nice keepsake box there Mike … I really like the way you arranged the contrasting woods, and the raised lid is a touch of class.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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mdzehr

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#8 posted 05-26-2017 07:36 PM

Thanks Grumpymike. The wood was recycled from old cherry cabinets and a maple hand rail that were being thrown out on a jobsite and were given to me by a friend. All I hd to invest were a lot of hours, a pair of quadrant hinges, spray lacquer, paste wax, and some good old fashioned elbow grease (not found in the lcal box stores) :)

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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#9 posted 05-28-2017 11:19 AM

Nice looking box! Like your mix of contrasting woods! Well done!

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

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mdzehr

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#10 posted 05-28-2017 04:14 PM

Thanks Tony. I love the combination of Cherry and maple


Nice looking box! Like your mix of contrasting woods! Well done!

- woodshaver Tony C


-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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