jewerly box for sister in law

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Project by grizzman posted 06-07-2011 03:44 AM 2001 views 6 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my newest project that i have made for my sister in law. i made this box from a 4×4 of red cedar that came from the home of folks who use to take care of her when she was young, and the knobs on top of the side boxes came from a bulls horn that came one of the bulls they raised here at her home, i wanted many elements to be in this project that would always remind her of home, so we have red cedar, walnut,pecan, padauk, bubinga, curly maple and southern heart pine for the bottom . i put a wisp of curly maple into the hinges, and i did a very thin inlay of padauk into the pecan top, the hinge holes are plugged with bubinga, and the bottom of the box is the southern heart pine,i also cut a 1/8 inch datto into the side boxes as to let it blend sorta with the inlays of the main box, i flocked the inside of the side boxes doing the sides as well as the bottom and i finished the project using tung oil, it was a wonderful time making this for her and being in the shop i just let the inspiration flow and had a ball, thank you for taking the time to look at my project…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#1 posted 06-07-2011 03:47 AM

I like it, great job on the hinges.

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#2 posted 06-07-2011 03:52 AM

cowabunga Mr Bob, that’s a great box . You did a great job…

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 06-07-2011 03:54 AM

Aww! That is awesome! You did a magnificent job on it. All the memories it holds already, too! How thoughtful and beautiful. You’re the best!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 06-07-2011 03:55 AM

This is great Grizz. I love it, I may have to borrow some of your design. Very good build. Around about what are the dimensions of the box ?

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#5 posted 06-07-2011 04:00 AM

you are the grizz a lator. amazing work, cool design, love it.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 06-07-2011 04:19 AM

Out standing… I do like the way you make boxes… it seems so much fun when you do it…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#7 posted 06-07-2011 04:26 AM

That is super beautiful and super intricate -nice

-- christine

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#8 posted 06-07-2011 04:27 AM

I dont know why anyone would make such a beautiful box for their sister in law?!?
maybe its just me ; )

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#9 posted 06-07-2011 04:49 AM

Your sis in law is a lucky gal to get such a special gift, Grizz.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#10 posted 06-07-2011 05:10 AM

I like the design a lot. Very innovative!!!

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#11 posted 06-07-2011 05:46 AM

Now you’re talking !!!!! Excellent..

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#12 posted 06-07-2011 06:07 AM

A great looking box Griz. She should be ver-r-r-ry happy with it.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#13 posted 06-07-2011 06:19 AM

Interesting design Grizz! Nice workl.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#14 posted 06-07-2011 06:49 AM

as usual
innovative and cheerful

never met a woman
that didn’t jump for joy

when bubinga
reminded them of home

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#15 posted 06-07-2011 08:29 AM

Very unique design.

It stands out.

I am sure she like it especially with the wood origin.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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