Jewelry Box

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Project by blackcherry posted 06-02-2010 11:29 PM 2020 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s, this recent project was my first attempt at a jewelry box, other than a band saw box. Made from Curly Maple, Cherry and Walnut and finish with Danish Oil and Bri-Wax. Our own Lumberjock member Dean J posted a spline jig which made this box just a little more interesting. I will post some pic of the jig at a later date, thanks for viewing…BC

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#1 posted 06-02-2010 11:36 PM

So many talented people on this site.. I just can’t keep up… I especially like the use of the insert to position the lid.. and the dividers underneath were a nice touch.. the workmanship is superb and the choice of timber excellent…well done..

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#2 posted 06-02-2010 11:37 PM

Great looking box I really like the wood contrast and joinery

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#3 posted 06-03-2010 12:38 AM

I too like the inside box to position the lid, great looking box, I am working on one myself with maple, is this called tiger stripe or curly? mine looks like it only with some ambrosia.

-- Smitty!!!

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#4 posted 06-03-2010 12:47 AM

I agree, nice looking box.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#5 posted 06-03-2010 12:50 AM

Very nice…I will toss in another compliment and another Oh-yeah for using the inside box as a lid positioner.

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#6 posted 06-03-2010 03:24 AM

Very nice BC. Your box looks great.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#7 posted 06-03-2010 08:18 AM

Fantastic box. Great design. Agree with all above.

Keep it up.


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

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#8 posted 06-03-2010 02:21 PM

Great wood combonations. They reall contrast which is very pleasing to the eye.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#9 posted 06-03-2010 04:06 PM

Hey BC, great job!

Tight fitting joints and beautiful wood. Looks fine.

Just a thought, How do you grab the little box to lift it out? Maybe some finger holes on the sides would help. Or maybe it is easier than it looks from here.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 06-03-2010 06:19 PM

Thanks everyone for you kind words. Steve with the V drum sander you can achieve a nice fit with very little resistance to pull the tray out. Finger hole may be a nice adaptation in the next go around thanks for the suggestion.

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#11 posted 06-04-2010 04:25 AM

Nice looking box. Great job.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#12 posted 06-04-2010 09:52 AM

Great job on this one. I would love to know more about this spline jig you speak of. Makes for some nice detail.

-- Paul

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#13 posted 11-07-2010 04:01 AM

that’s a really nice JB. Awesome project.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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