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Project by tomd posted 09-17-2010 08:05 AM 2077 views 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a jewelry box exactly the same shape and size as #1. Made of Laurel Burl veneer and home made banding and lined with green swade cloth and a cherry lift out tray. The Laurel burl veneer has a very striking grain and color, sort of a brown yellowish green. I do not know how well it shows in the photos but they are both curved top lids.

-- Tom D





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Jordan

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#1 posted 09-17-2010 08:30 AM

Tom, you amaze me. You have such a good idea for design and color – I love both of these new boxes!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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Jesse

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#2 posted 09-17-2010 08:39 AM

I wish I hadn’t posted mine right after yours:(

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 09-17-2010 08:48 AM

Nice work! Hope I get there someday :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Splinterman

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#4 posted 09-17-2010 09:59 AM

Sweet job on both boxes…welll done.

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mafe

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#5 posted 09-17-2010 10:36 AM

A real treasure chest.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

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

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 09-17-2010 10:46 AM

Wow! Great looking box, very well done.

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

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Cato

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#7 posted 09-17-2010 12:26 PM

Beautiful work, way beyond anything I could build.

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RogerBean

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#8 posted 09-17-2010 12:53 PM

Another nice one. The curved lid is a mark of someone who takes his boxes seriously! My compliments.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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SPalm

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#9 posted 09-17-2010 02:02 PM

Sweet and inspirational.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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CharlieM1958

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#10 posted 09-17-2010 03:11 PM

Excellent!

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

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Rj

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#11 posted 09-17-2010 05:01 PM

Beautiful !!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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Grant Libramento

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#12 posted 09-17-2010 05:38 PM

Very beautiful. The banding really sets off the box.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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SheriDi

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#13 posted 09-18-2010 02:13 AM

Both gorgeous boxes. Some day I’ll try my hand at curved lids, but for now I’ll just admire your work.

-- A Veteran is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check payable to the United States of America for an amount up to and including their life. That is beyond honor

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Flemming

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#14 posted 09-18-2010 02:22 AM

truly something a lady wants to put her jewellery in!
fantastic

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#15 posted 09-18-2010 02:35 AM

This is really beautiful, as the other box is too. I love the banding. I love everything about it!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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