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Jewelry Box #2

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Project by houseofwiens posted 1392 days ago 3727 views 29 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my 2nd jewelry box – commissioned by my brother for his wife’s birthday.

Body: Cherry
Drawer fronts: Mahogany
Knobs & Escutcheon: Ebony

Solid brass hinges and lock.

This is a custom piece I modeled after a picture of a dresser. There is a slight curve to the front of the box, though it’s hard to see it in the pics.

I finished with coats of Platina, Garnet (only on drawer fronts) and waxy Amber Shellac buffed to a satin finish.

-- Aaron Wiens, Mohawk Dog Studio





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tooldad

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#1 posted 1392 days ago

like the design, especially the contrasting woods. Did you mortise and tenon the rails to the posts? thanks for the info.

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1392 days ago

Super classy design and build. Great photos as well.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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schloemoe

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#3 posted 1392 days ago

Nice jewelry box will she have a bunch of nice jewelry to put in it?..........................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1392 days ago

Thats a wonderful box . Great wood combination and good build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 1392 days ago

Very nicely done. You did a good job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Jack Barnhill

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#6 posted 1392 days ago

As Tom said, “Very nicely done.” The fit and finish look excellent.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow -- www.BarnhillWoodworks.com

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woodworm

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#7 posted 1392 days ago

Superb design, build and finish!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Cher

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#8 posted 1392 days ago

Aaron, this is a fine piece of workmanship. Your sister in law is going to love it.

-- When you know better you do better.

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patron

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#9 posted 1392 days ago

beautiful !

very well done .

if she doesn’t have to much jewelry ,
she can use it for the dolls dresser (LOL) !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Todd Thomas

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#10 posted 1392 days ago

looks great…well done…my wife would love to have one of theses

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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tinnman65

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#11 posted 1391 days ago

Very nice work Aaron, great looking design and agree with Charlie M. on his comment” great photo’s”.

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

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Maveric777

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#12 posted 1391 days ago

Outstanding piece! I really like the whole look and design of this. Good stuff!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Triumph1

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#13 posted 1391 days ago

Beautiful design and excellent craftsmanship!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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zlatanv

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#14 posted 1391 days ago

Very nice! Simple design but very elegant look.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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RouterManiac

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#15 posted 1391 days ago

There is something about handmade gifts that make them more special.

-- Ken, Florida, www.theroutermaniac.com

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