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Project by happy_budah posted 04-18-2011 12:52 AM 1975 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got around to making a jewlery box for the wife. had some fun with learning how to faltten and use some nice venier. the venier did crack as it was clamped and the glue dried, i thought it gave the look of age, oh well what can you do? though i took the photo in the sun to help show the grain of the mahogany, it realy pops! Its made of cherry, tiger maple, spalted maple and mahogany crotch veneir and finished with danish oil and a dark wax. The “A” is there because my wifes name is Angie and there were 13 nails, not a good number. thanks for looking.

-- the journy of a thousand miles begins with a single step " Lou-Tzu"

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#1 posted 04-18-2011 12:58 AM

That’s one eye popping jewelry case . great job.

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#2 posted 04-18-2011 01:26 AM

very awesome… very nice combo o woods also. they do really go bling!!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 04-18-2011 01:34 AM

Great job, love the colors. the rustic nails are a nice touch as well. I’m sure you rcvd a big hug! I just built one for Blondie out of Blue Oak.

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

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#4 posted 04-18-2011 02:01 AM

That’s a beauty! I learned a bad lesson about big jewelry boxes – they want you to fill it up.

-- on Wednesday's I go shopping, and have buttered scones for tea...

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#5 posted 04-18-2011 05:08 AM

Very eye catching piece : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 04-18-2011 03:40 PM

This is a real nice box, somehow it got me thinking of different ways to design a box and the different parts of it like hinges and they way they mt on the doors and help make the door move so hopefully I’ll come up with something trend setting for all the box makers out there THANKS!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 04-18-2011 10:17 PM

That is some beautiful wood, wonderful job.

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#8 posted 04-19-2011 12:04 AM

Great job with the finishing, really eye catching!

And, hairy is correct… :)

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

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#9 posted 04-19-2011 06:37 AM

thanks for all the comments, it was well recieved and she actualy filled it up already! i was thinking about giving “flocking” a go an y thoughts

-- the journy of a thousand miles begins with a single step " Lou-Tzu"

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#10 posted 04-19-2011 01:45 PM

You have made a beautiful jewelry cabinet.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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