Jewelry Box. Wedding

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Project by fernandoindia posted 08-14-2010 05:37 AM 1827 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter Ine married to Juan Pablo last November and moved to Rio de Janeiro. I gave her this present. I think her husband was not very happy since he is supposed ti fill in that box.

Wood mosaics are Guatambú (yellow) ; Palosanto (Green) and Cedar (Brown). Lid and sides also cedar.
Finished with laquer.

The case design was copied from Steve in Marin, and sides curves were done exactly as he explains in his video

However I checked twice with Mathias Wandel´s cove calculator (this guy is astonishing!)

Quilted was made according to Robin´s instructions. So any claim please should be addressed to Robin.

Did not have time to include a more reasonable base or feet.

Thank you

-- Back home. Fernando

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#1 posted 08-14-2010 05:48 AM

That is a spectacular box. I have never made one, maybe one of these days. The cove and Quilting come out fantastic. Thanks for the links they will be helpful in the future…

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#2 posted 08-14-2010 09:10 AM

I really like the way you let the pattern of the top be the pattern on the inside. Beautiful!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 08-14-2010 11:34 AM

Goodlooking box! Been filling one for yrs. I hope his doesn’t have the same kind endless bottom my wifes does! LOL

Too funny I noticed as I was typing this there was a ad for Fantasy Jewlers on the bottom of this page. Oh my!

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

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#4 posted 08-14-2010 01:49 PM

Very nice box you have there…... Well done…..

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#5 posted 08-14-2010 05:06 PM

I am sure she loves it.

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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#6 posted 08-14-2010 09:03 PM

great gift – sure it will be around a long time

-- -erik & christy-

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#7 posted 08-14-2010 09:42 PM

Super super Box the coolest desing and great wood contast. very well done

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 08-14-2010 09:45 PM

The tumbling blocks is one of my favourite designs… nicely executed… I also like the strap to hold the lid open…and the mortised hinges… don’t see that too often any more..What Is Next?

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

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#9 posted 08-14-2010 10:10 PM

Beautiful, Fernando. Your daughter will treasure it forever, as it is a wonderful hand-made gift from her father.


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#10 posted 08-14-2010 11:35 PM

Thank you all for looking.

Barbs, A1Jim, you´re very kind and forgiving. Appreciate

Larry my future are tables. I will start with Barbie´s kitchen tables.

-- Back home. Fernando

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