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Zebrawood and Wenge Jewelry Box

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Project by majeagle1 posted 1135 days ago 4645 views 59 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This jewelry box was a wedding gift for my god-daughter. She wanted a jewelry box and she saw this one from WOOD magazine and asked if I would make one like it. What am I going to say ? But of course I can!
I wasn’t going to post this as there are many like it already posted and it is a plan from a magazine. However, it did turn out quite nice and I do like the design, so, here it is….......

Of course, finished with Danish oil and Black Bison Wax…..

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/





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bigike

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#1 posted 1135 days ago

saweeeeeeeeeeeeet looken box.

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

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larryw

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#2 posted 1135 days ago

This box may be from a magazine plan , but you sure put your own personal touch on it. Wow, this is really beautiful,excellent craftsmanship.

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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twokidsnosleep

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#3 posted 1135 days ago

Looks really great!
Well done

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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Dandog

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#4 posted 1135 days ago

looks like a first-class jewelry box to me. Very nice

-- life an woodworking is one big experiment

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Ian Hawthorne

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#5 posted 1135 days ago

Very nice and very clean workmanship.

Well done

Ian

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge! http://hawthornecrafts.com/our-blog/

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ruddy

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#6 posted 1135 days ago

Gene, I agree with everyone above!..It is a lovely combination that shows your craftmanship.
What magazine had the original plans and did you make any changes to the design.
lovely work

ruddy

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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Eric M. Saperstein

729 posts in 1747 days


#7 posted 1135 days ago

Curious – what would you sell this piece for?

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman www.artisansofthevalley.com

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steliart

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#8 posted 1135 days ago

beautiful piece, nice work very well done

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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mafe

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#9 posted 1135 days ago

You will have one happy god-daughter!
This is a beauty, so well made a pleasure for the eye.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 1135 days ago

I don’t think you could have picked two better woods to go together if you tried! Wow, what a great job. Don’t sell your self short just because it came from plans. It still takes skill to make it lok this nice. Think of it this way, there are all kinds of books to fix cars but many take it to mechanics.

GREAT JOB! Thx for sharing

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 1135 days ago

Gene;

I love the way you have the piece of wenge on the front of the lid. Sticking out like that is a beautiful design detail that adds so much to the piece.

Great choice of woods, too.

Overall, very beautiful job.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Roger

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#12 posted 1135 days ago

very awesome! nice wood combo. looks grrrreat

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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MasterSergeant

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#13 posted 1135 days ago

Very nice, you achieved a beautiful project.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Maveric777

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#14 posted 1135 days ago

Top notch work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Douglas Bordner

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#15 posted 1135 days ago

Great box Gene! The plan was just a launching point, you made it your own.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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