LumberJocks

QS Sycamore Jewelry Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by ShaneA posted 04-18-2011 09:26 PM 2441 views 11 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Quater sawn sycamore and walnut jewelry box.





13 comments so far

View bigike's profile

bigike

4035 posts in 2043 days


#1 posted 04-18-2011 10:54 PM

great looken box, very unique wood.

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

View jusfine's profile

jusfine

2280 posts in 1680 days


#2 posted 04-18-2011 11:52 PM

I really like the look of the sycamore as well, nice job!

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

View Nik 's profile

Nik

257 posts in 1382 days


#3 posted 04-19-2011 12:07 AM

Nice jbox! The sycamore and the walnut go beautifully together. I like the thin and thick splines too.

View a1Jim's profile (online now)

a1Jim

112941 posts in 2331 days


#4 posted 04-19-2011 12:38 AM

Beautiful job and beautiful wood too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View matt garcia's profile

matt garcia

1835 posts in 2426 days


#5 posted 04-19-2011 04:31 AM

WOW!! That is a thing of beauty!! Great job!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

View bibb's profile

bibb

291 posts in 2285 days


#6 posted 04-19-2011 04:37 AM

great job with the grain matching. This is really nice

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need katanadesign.com

View sras's profile

sras

3948 posts in 1883 days


#7 posted 04-19-2011 04:42 PM

The simple lines really let the wood stand out. Very nice!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11688 posts in 2442 days


#8 posted 10-07-2011 12:33 AM

Great project…the drawer fit and spacing is perfect and all from one board…nice : )

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

View Dave's profile

Dave

11205 posts in 1594 days


#9 posted 01-18-2012 03:53 AM

I have been on a sycamore kick here lately and came across this. It’s very nice. To me it looks like it has a bit of Green and Green in it, witch I love.
~
Very nice and a great finish.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

View MichaelAgate's profile

MichaelAgate

398 posts in 1077 days


#10 posted 04-09-2012 12:14 AM

Wow, beautiful piece. You are certainly right when you said Sycamore to my question. Is this wood expensive to purchase? I’m surprised we don’t see this more as a staple wood like oak, cherry, maple. Any idea as to why not?

-- Michael and Matthew

View ShaneA's profile

ShaneA

5453 posts in 1352 days


#11 posted 04-09-2012 12:32 AM

I have been able to buy it from a local sawyer. It is relatively inexpensive from him $1-2 a bf. It is easy to use. But it is not very hard (dents easily) and is prone to checking. I would guess regional availabilty is the driving cost factor. But I really like to use it. When quartersawn, it has a beautiful grain pattern and color variance. I am not sure the sycamore tree groes up north.

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11688 posts in 2442 days


#12 posted 04-09-2012 02:31 AM

I’m in Massachusetts and we have plenty of them here : )

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

View lysdexic's profile

lysdexic

4892 posts in 1377 days


#13 posted 06-14-2012 02:33 AM

You have nice taste Shane.

-- It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. - Muhammad Ali

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase