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Project by jred posted 07-21-2010 06:45 PM 1524 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a simple jewelry box I made for my brother to give to his wife on their anniversary. Lots of things i would do differently, but it was a good learning experience. Maple and African Mahogany. Shot of the top was pre-finishing.





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Richard

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#1 posted 07-21-2010 06:58 PM

I like the thick splines on the corners and the bottom edging around the box gives it a nice form.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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Swede

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#2 posted 07-21-2010 07:59 PM

Good design nicely done.

-- Swede -- time to make some sawdust

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stefang

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#3 posted 07-21-2010 10:22 PM

Your SIL is certain to like it. Great design and craftsmanship. The interior looks really good too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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mafe

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#4 posted 07-21-2010 11:30 PM

Thats really nice with the thick corner joints.
Great job.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#5 posted 07-21-2010 11:34 PM

sweet looking jewelry box

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 07-22-2010 02:18 AM

Excellent craftsmanship. The simplicity outside is overcome by the looks of inside trays and compartments. I like the cover. I think you have 3 layers of wood on the cover: frame, main board, and an inlayed center top board… What a nice job. Keep it up.. Thanks for posting.

-- Bert

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reddifab

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#7 posted 07-22-2010 03:34 AM

Nice job. She will love it!

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Armand

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#8 posted 07-22-2010 03:38 AM

Very nice box, nice details. Good combination of woods too.

-- My Master is Mankind's Greatest Carpenter.

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#9 posted 07-22-2010 04:55 AM

Very cool box. Looks great.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Cher

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#10 posted 07-22-2010 10:24 AM

I wouldn’t have thought that is your first, it is lovely, I bet your sister in law is thrilled with it.

Thanks for sharing.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#11 posted 07-22-2010 10:33 AM

That looks great nothing simple in the making of that…

-- thats not a mistake... i ment that

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Roz

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#12 posted 01-04-2011 05:08 AM

Nice job.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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bigike

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#13 posted 01-04-2011 05:47 AM

very nice job, great looken contrasting woods.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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rance

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#14 posted 06-25-2011 06:54 PM

Nice design and nicely executed. I like the secret compartment in the top too. A picture of the hinges in the back would be nice if you care to share. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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