Carved Jewelry Box

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Project by Don Butler posted 05-29-2010 03:09 PM 1918 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!


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#1 posted 05-29-2010 04:10 PM

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

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#2 posted 05-29-2010 05:22 PM

That’s a lot of carving happy 49th

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#3 posted 05-29-2010 05:30 PM

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 05-29-2010 08:27 PM

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 05-29-2010 10:58 PM

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 05-30-2010 03:33 AM

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 06-01-2010 02:36 AM

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


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#8 posted 06-12-2010 10:35 PM

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


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