Carved Jewelry Box

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Project by Don "Dances with Wood" Butler posted 1551 days ago 1484 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished just in time for our 49th anniversary, this little box is heavy, being made from .75” oak.
All the carving except the feet was done on the CarveWright machine.
The inpainting is with acrylic paint and clear coat.
As observed by a friend, it will only take a couple of thousand to fill it with jewelry!


-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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#1 posted 1551 days ago

Yup. Your good for another 49 years!! Seriously good work.

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#2 posted 1551 days ago

That’s a lot of carving happy 49th

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1551 days ago

Good show, Don. Makes me think about buying one of those carving machine things, but I just don’t have the room.

Working this weekend, so not much shop time. If it would quiet down (two in labor right now), I might get some work done on my project table.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#4 posted 1551 days ago

Great work Don! Your wife must be pleased. And it only took 49 years to get it!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 1551 days ago

Nice job Don, Happy Anniversary

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#6 posted 1551 days ago

Great box Don, looks very nice.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#7 posted 1549 days ago

Very nice! With the carving, it looks like a box from back in the 16th or 17th century, only much better.


-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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#8 posted 1537 days ago

that´s a beautyfull box Don
I´bett she loves it
thanks for sharing it
take care


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