2 Jewelry Boxes

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Project by Roger posted 11-11-2010 01:51 AM 2998 views 10 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are my 2nd and 3rd jewelry box attempts. Oak and Walnut with 6 coats of wipe-on Poly. This plan was in Wood magazine. I think the issue number is in the blog about this. I think I mighta messed up with the blog thing… hahaha ah well, Rookie at computin too! :) Thanks fer lookin. I’ll accept any plus’ or minus’ about these.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#1 posted 11-11-2010 01:59 AM

Wow, Roger! These are really outstanding! I love them both. Walnut and Oak together is one of my favorite combination of woods. You did a beautiful job on them and they are both great!

Sheila :)

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

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#2 posted 11-11-2010 02:08 AM

Very nice Roger. Love the wood choices.

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#3 posted 11-11-2010 02:14 AM

Very nice boxes, love the wood

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#4 posted 11-11-2010 02:55 AM

They look nice to me. I like the choice of wood used. I am beginning to like the wipe on poly in some cases and this looks like one of them. Thanks for the post.

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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#5 posted 11-11-2010 03:05 AM

Nice looking work Roger, That finish looks like it just shines!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#6 posted 11-11-2010 03:11 AM

This is a realy beaut pair of boxes Roger, look a nice size, what are the overall dimensions?
love the timber contrast & finish

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#7 posted 11-11-2010 03:11 AM

Those are great, love the contrast in the woods

-- Zach Friesen

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#8 posted 11-11-2010 03:31 AM

Nice looking jewelry boxes. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 11-11-2010 04:07 AM

Roger, great boxes … beautiful combination of woods and finish … congrats and thanks for sharing!

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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#10 posted 11-11-2010 04:18 AM

thnx everyone. I appreciate it. bob42: yes, i’m really liking the wipe on with a lint-free rag method. The coats are thinner, and so what if it takes an extra coat or 2, or even more. I’m gonna try some of “mix-my-own” soon. I actually used MinWax wipe on Poly with these.
peteg: The dimensions are 14”Lx9”Dx8.5”H and the plans were in a Wood Magazine a while back.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 11-11-2010 04:47 AM

Good job Roger, these are very attactive boxes with nice wood choices. I am interested in the wipe finish as well….....


-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#12 posted 11-11-2010 04:47 AM

I don’t normally like oak with walnut, but I like these! Excellent job!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#13 posted 11-11-2010 05:15 AM

These are a might fine pair…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#14 posted 11-11-2010 06:29 AM

great looking boxes Roger! The curves are awesome

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#15 posted 11-11-2010 09:46 AM

Really good job Roger I like the wood contrast

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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