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Project by Stormin posted 12-22-2010 05:37 AM 1432 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at a jewelry box I copied it from other boxes I have seen on LJ I made it as a Christmas gift for a friend . I hope to make more of these boxes and hopefully do as good as job as the ones I have seen here on LJ. I’m continually inspired by my fellow Lumber Jocks and Jockets and like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

-- I started off with nothing I have most of it left

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#1 posted 12-22-2010 06:26 AM

Very nice work, great looking box.

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#2 posted 12-22-2010 07:37 AM

Nice work. I like the contrasting length of the miter keys. Haven’t seen that detail very often.

-- Richard

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#3 posted 12-22-2010 11:29 AM

Great job on you first one, you can’t tell it is your first. I like the colors. Thats Purple heart right?

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

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#4 posted 12-22-2010 02:54 PM

I would not have thought it your first had you not said so. I feel it turned out very well, and having a deeper miter key to hold the tray is a good idea.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#5 posted 12-22-2010 03:09 PM

Looks to me you knocked one out of the park with your first at bat. Good stuff!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#6 posted 12-22-2010 03:50 PM

Great work.

-- Jiri

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#7 posted 12-22-2010 04:08 PM

Looks good from where I sit. I give you props for trying (and succeeding it appears) miters on your first box. 9 boxes for me and I’m still afraid of them! :)

Good job and have a Merry Christmas.


-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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#8 posted 12-22-2010 05:56 PM

The colors of this box are nice. Good lookin box for a first.

Merry Christmas.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#9 posted 12-23-2010 06:17 AM

Thank You for the comments the wood is purple heart and walnut the miters were easy I just followed the video and made the jig thanks to LJ

-- I started off with nothing I have most of it left

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#10 posted 12-23-2010 08:45 AM

I really like those hinges. Great looking box.

-- Jim -- Louisville, KY

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#11 posted 12-27-2010 06:29 PM

Unique box. I really like the wood combination. Great job Stormin! Looking forward to seeing more…

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#12 posted 01-19-2011 04:26 AM

great looking box,by the looks of this one it looks like your a pro already.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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