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Bubinga Jewelry Chest

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Project by Art posted 11-01-2017 06:59 AM 1009 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this jewelry chest for my new grand daughter, Scarlett, who I will hopefully meet for the first time in January. Bubinga is a great wood to work with as it has an impressive grain and machines very well. I used the combination of a few different chest designs to put this one together. Hope she fills it with a lifetime of treasure.

-- Arthur T., Pringle Braai Furniture, South Africa, atrfrmusa@yahoo.co.uk. A lion leaves its skin when it dies....





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Andrek

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#1 posted 11-01-2017 11:14 AM

Very well done, beautiful, she will keep it forever.
keep on making saw dust

-- andrek

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AJ1104

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#2 posted 11-01-2017 11:59 AM

A beautiful heirloom! I love the design and your wood selection. I’ll have to put a jewelry chest on my list for my granddaughters too!

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#3 posted 11-01-2017 02:12 PM

Outstanding…..

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#4 posted 11-01-2017 03:34 PM

Outstanding. Bubinga is a wood I really like also.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#5 posted 11-01-2017 04:35 PM

That’s truly lovely. I’m certain your granddaughter will treasure it always.

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#6 posted 11-01-2017 04:51 PM

That is really nice, and it looks like it was finished with several coats of love!
An heirloom to be sure.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 11-01-2017 05:39 PM

This piece turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 11-01-2017 06:18 PM

So cute. I like thet rustic/classic design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 11-01-2017 09:33 PM

Beautiful, Jewelry Chest!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#10 posted 11-04-2017 02:41 AM

Art , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Art

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#11 posted 01-17-2018 03:59 AM

Thanks all for your comments. I was pleasantly surprised for the recognition from LJ.

-- Arthur T., Pringle Braai Furniture, South Africa, atrfrmusa@yahoo.co.uk. A lion leaves its skin when it dies....

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