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Project by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) posted 02-18-2011 04:01 PM 2496 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a beautiful jewelry box that was a gift from a fellow Lumberjock, Bob “Grizzman”. Although I did not create it myself, since Bob is an active member of the Lumberjocks community I wanted to post it here and display it for everyone to enjoy.

The box is made from a wonderful mixture of Antique Southern Pine, Walnut, Curly Maple and Padauk. The Walnut on the lid is a crotch piece and the grain is stunning. It has a compartment under the lift-up lid, as well as two drawers with removable dividers so I can configure it how I want. The side handles are made of Padauk and the top of the lid has a thin trim piece which frames the Walnut with Curly Maple and Padauk . The lid also has splines for accents.

This is such a wonderful gift from a good friend and talented woodworker. I think it just goes to show the type of people we have here on Lumberjocks. I was totally surprised to receive this gift, and will not only cherish it for its beauty, but also for the kindness and friendship that it symbolizes.

Many thanks to Bob for his kind thoughtfulness. It is something I will treasure. :)

-- 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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jerrells

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#1 posted 02-18-2011 04:16 PM

SHelia – very nice looking box – a change from your standard and as you have said to me – “that is good”. I like it.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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bigike

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#2 posted 02-18-2011 04:21 PM

great box, I like the handles. Grizz is a cool guy.

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

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 02-18-2011 04:48 PM

That is a wonderful gift.

Bob, huh? Now you’ve gone and blown Grizzman’s anonymity. :-)

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

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Dennisgrosen

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#4 posted 02-18-2011 04:55 PM

my jaw just dropped a long way and hit the desk when I did see your name under
the thumpnail picture and again looking at the pictures …no scrollsaw work …something
wasn´t right here …though everything is right :-)

what a nice gesture of Grizz to send you a very nice gift like this …...thank´s Grizz

thank´s for sharing Sheila

Dennis

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spunwood

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#5 posted 02-18-2011 05:20 PM

That is a nice jewlery box. Thanks for posting
brandon

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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Cozmo35

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#6 posted 02-18-2011 05:24 PM

FRIENDS… :-)

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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patron

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#7 posted 02-18-2011 05:33 PM

a truly wonderful
and thoughtful gift

you deserve all the praise you get too

thank you both
for all you share with us all

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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rsladdwoodworks

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#8 posted 02-18-2011 05:42 PM

I think it is great the L,J shair with each outer. and the box is nice and a grate lady got it

-- Robert Laddusaw and no I am not smarter then a fifth grader ( and no I canot spell so if it is a problem don't read it ))

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lilredweldingrod

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#9 posted 02-18-2011 06:31 PM

Now this is what life should be all about, giving, receiving, and sharing.Congratulations on the gift, Sheila. These gifts are the best ones. From the hands and heart of a friend. Enjoy. I am happy for both of you.Rand

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BritBoxmaker

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#10 posted 02-18-2011 07:10 PM

You deserve it, Sheila.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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degoose

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#11 posted 02-18-2011 10:13 PM

I agree.

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

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tdv

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#12 posted 02-18-2011 10:18 PM

What a nice guy! & good for you Sheila, it’s good to see good things happening for good people

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

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wuzfuzde

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#13 posted 03-02-2011 02:38 PM

nice work

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