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The "D" Box

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Project by JayDee posted 1543 days ago 1672 views 5 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After my previous project (Jim’s Humidor), I had some ideas about this design and wanted to make it. Since I don’t smoke a lot of cigars, I simply made it a box that can be used for anything. It is made of Birds Eye Maple, Brazilian Walnut for the marguetry and the corner splines, and Mahogany liner. The marquetry was done by the Boule method and is the matching set from Jim’s Humidor. The bottom of the box is black felt. The finish is three coats of wipe-on polyurethane, rubbed with steel wool and paste waxed.
Now on to my next project, Avery’s Dresser.

-- JayDee from Woodstock, GA





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kolwdwrkr

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#1 posted 1543 days ago

very nicely done

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Dale

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#2 posted 1543 days ago

very nice, walnut and birds eye maple is one of my favorite combinations. beautiful marquetry.

-- Dale, manufacturer of exquisite mounds of firewood and sawdust.

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woodsmithshop

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#3 posted 1543 days ago

very nice job

-- Smitty!!!

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BertFlores58

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#4 posted 1543 days ago

very good craftsmanship
How I wish I coud do that using Philippine available wood.

-- Bert

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1543 days ago

Wow Jay that’s one fancy box . I like the angled top the great woods and excelent marquetry it all spells out that it was made by a expert box maker.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 1543 days ago

Beautiful “D” Box. Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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j_olsen

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#7 posted 1543 days ago

Wonderful job JayDee!!
I like the lines of this piece – simple and elegant

-- Jeff - Bell Buckle, TN

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majeagle1

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#8 posted 1543 days ago

Beautiful job Jay Dee, superb craftsmanship and fantastic job on the marquetry.
Love the design and wood combo.

Can you describe the method you used to do the top frame? is it a flat panel glued on or what?...... thanks

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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Monty Queen

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#9 posted 1543 days ago

Awesome crafsmanship on your box. I looked at the rest of you site and you do great work and have a beautiful shop.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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scrappy

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#10 posted 1543 days ago

Fantastic box. Agree with all above. Love the slanted sides/lid on this. Superb workmanship!

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#11 posted 1543 days ago

That is an excellent looking box. The wood combination looks great. Are those the Brusso hinges you installed? I have been looking at some in the catalogues and want to try them…Not sure how they are installed.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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mtkate

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#12 posted 1543 days ago

I love the design, and the real wide keyed miters….

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Maveric777

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#13 posted 1542 days ago

WOW… I really like this box. Very well done. I really love the color combination & how the work on the lid was done. Very inspiring.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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donjoe

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#14 posted 1542 days ago

This is one classy looking box. Very, very well done.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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WoodGuyNC

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#15 posted 1541 days ago

Nicely designed and made. I like the 2 different side angle cuts you made on it and then the marquetry work. I tend to make my comment first, then read others, so it doesn’t taint my feeling :-)

-- You can't buy salvation, it's a free gift from God.

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