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Project by Oeistein Jensen posted 1061 days ago 1464 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 http://www.thewoodpeckersworkshop.com





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stefang

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#1 posted 1061 days ago

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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dedalo

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#2 posted 1061 days ago

Incra RULES! very nice hinges!

-- http://carpinteriaenargentina.blogspot.com

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bigike

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#3 posted 1061 days ago

great lookin box

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

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mafe

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#4 posted 1061 days ago

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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itsmic

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#5 posted 1061 days ago

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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tomd

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#6 posted 1060 days ago

Great box, nice work.

-- Tom D

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christopheralan

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#7 posted 1060 days ago

Beautiful! Great work!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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Oeistein Jensen

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#8 posted 1050 days ago

Thank you for all the nice words.

-- The Woodpecker´s Workshop at http://www.thewoodpeckersworkshop.com

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Roger

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#9 posted 969 days ago

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

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

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Howie

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#10 posted 969 days ago

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

-- Life is good.

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Oeistein Jensen

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#11 posted 936 days ago

Roger; The lettering is Lazer engraved by a friend.

Howie; yes, I love Incra

-- The Woodpecker´s Workshop at http://www.thewoodpeckersworkshop.com

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judgesawdust

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#12 posted 765 days ago

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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