Jewel Box for Norwegian National costume Silvery

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Project by Oeistein Jensen posted 05-22-2011 10:13 PM 2159 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This jewel box is one of four in my latest project. It is made from Beech, Walnut and Teak from Burma, and the measurement are W: 195mm x L: 280mm x H: 125mm and it is treated with Liberon Finishing Oil. Production time was 25 hours on each bow.
The boxes are made as confirmation gifts, 2 boxes are sold and 2 boxes are given away to 2 girls.
To made these boxes I used my router mounted in a cabinet and the fence used was Incra LS positioner Super Systerm.

Thanks for looking and comments.

-- The Woodpecker´s Workshop at

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#1 posted 05-22-2011 10:48 PM

Very nice box Oistein. I like your wooden hinges too. A very nice confirmation present.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 05-22-2011 11:48 PM

Incra RULES! very nice hinges!


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#3 posted 05-22-2011 11:55 PM

great lookin box

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#4 posted 05-23-2011 12:38 AM

Nice box, and yes those hinges are really a piece.
Best thoughts,
Mads (Denmark)

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

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#5 posted 05-23-2011 02:44 AM

Very Nice Indeed, a real eye catcher there, wonderful choice of woods and superb craftsmanship, wood hinges to boot, what a bargain for my eyes, thanks for sharing
ps. That’s a wonderful gesture to give of Your time and talent to enhance someones world with one of Your fine boxes

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#6 posted 05-23-2011 06:01 AM

Great box, nice work.

-- Tom D

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#7 posted 05-23-2011 04:13 PM

Beautiful! Great work!

-- christopheralan

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#8 posted 06-02-2011 08:52 AM

Thank you for all the nice words.

-- The Woodpecker´s Workshop at

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#9 posted 08-22-2011 11:05 PM

everything about this is awesome. how did you do the lettering? thnx

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#10 posted 08-23-2011 12:26 AM

Great job! Don’t you just love that Incra?

-- Life is good.

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Oeistein Jensen

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#11 posted 09-24-2011 10:31 AM

Roger; The lettering is Lazer engraved by a friend.

Howie; yes, I love Incra

-- The Woodpecker´s Workshop at

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#12 posted 03-13-2012 10:16 PM

That is really nice work Oistein! I have the same Incra system, but it’s been sitting in its box for 3 years – you’ve just given me the incentive to unpack it!!!

-- If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably a wise investment.

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