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Project by blackcherry posted 1514 days ago 1564 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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degoose

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#1 posted 1514 days ago

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..
Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1514 days ago

Great looking box I really like the wood contrast and joinery

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodsmithshop

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#3 posted 1514 days ago

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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CreekWoodworker

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#4 posted 1514 days ago

I agree, nice looking box.

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

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#5 posted 1514 days ago

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

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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donjoe

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#6 posted 1514 days ago

Very nice BC. Your box looks great.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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scrappy

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#7 posted 1513 days ago

Fantastic box. Great design. Agree with all above.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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Cozmo35

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#8 posted 1513 days ago

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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SPalm

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#9 posted 1513 days ago

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.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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blackcherry

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#10 posted 1513 days ago

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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Monty Queen

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#11 posted 1513 days ago

Nice looking box. Great job.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Paulsgarage

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#12 posted 1512 days ago

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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Roger

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#13 posted 1357 days ago

that’s a really nice JB. Awesome project.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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