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Small Maple/Walnut Jewelry Chest

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Project by mony posted 11-08-2017 07:15 PM 1790 views 6 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The design of this box was inspired by Bob Dickey.
Small jewelry box/chest. This jewelry box is built from curly maple, spalted maple, and black Walnut. The curly maple from NE Ohio and the black walnut is local (Missouri). The box has two drawers with removable dividers and the top compartment is open for larger items. The box is 10.5” x 8.5” x 8.5”. The finish is about 8-10 coats of Waterlox applied by wiping on, allowed to cure then a light rubbing out.

Thanks for looking.

-- Mony





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bobasaurus

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#1 posted 11-08-2017 07:57 PM

Wow that’s a really nice tool box. The wood grain and finish looks spectacular. What are you using to rub out the waterlox?

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#2 posted 11-08-2017 08:11 PM

great work, love the grain orientation. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 11-08-2017 09:15 PM

This is Gorgeous! Love the contrast, Very nice work!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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#4 posted 11-08-2017 10:41 PM

Great detail, well done.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#5 posted 11-08-2017 11:46 PM

That’s what I.m talking about. Wonderful looking box. Just my style.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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jat

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#6 posted 11-09-2017 12:59 AM

great box. beautiful design and work. would love to see plans.

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#7 posted 11-09-2017 01:05 AM

Very well done…...the wood grain is great.

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#8 posted 11-09-2017 01:38 AM

Beautiful looking chest. Nice design and detail.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 11-09-2017 02:30 AM

Great looking box and excellent work.

-- Tom D

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#10 posted 11-09-2017 10:44 AM

Beautiful box with lot of woodworking elements. I like various types of wood used.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 11-09-2017 12:19 PM

That is one of the most beautiful and beautifully designed jewelry boxes I’ve ever seen. The drawers and how you matched the grain really takes it to another level.

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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#12 posted 11-09-2017 01:41 PM

Beautifully done. They woods and the craftsmanship are top notch! Thanks for sharing this.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#13 posted 11-09-2017 02:03 PM

Ditto on what everyone else is saying.

A beautiful showcase for such nice wood and details!

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#14 posted 11-09-2017 03:57 PM

This is an outstanding jewelry box and it displays a lot of wonderful details and fine craftsmanship.

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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#15 posted 11-09-2017 06:03 PM

Great design. I think the wood selection is what really makes it stand out.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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