LumberJocks

Jayhawk Jewelry box

  • Advertise with us
Project by JHawkFan posted 1154 days ago 1797 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an anniversary gift for my wife, a Jayhawk Jewelry box.
First let me start by saying I didn’t do the top. That was done by another LJ pro http://lumberjocks.com/projects/49427 I worked with him via email and told him what I wanted and he gave the options to make it rock. He did an amazing job.
This is a walnut box. The edges were done with a miter router bit. The bottom is a red velvet I will be adding a top self (that is why there is a lip around the inside) which will be blue velvet (the blue and red being KU’s colors). I just ran out of time to finish the self in time. I must say I learned a lot with box and although it really pissed me off at times because I would realize my wood working skills aren’t as good as I thought I did enjoy making this. With each project I try to do something new and learn, I did with this!
But the most important thing is my wife LOVES this. Although I see the errors I made and things I would have like to change she sees a great jewelry box made by hand…

-- Matt Speer , ‎"Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential." - Winston Churchill





10 comments so far

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15691 posts in 2853 days


#1 posted 1154 days ago

Excellent job. No errors visible from here!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View bigike's profile

bigike

4031 posts in 1923 days


#2 posted 1154 days ago

saweeeeeeeeeeeeeeet box very nice work both of you.

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

View Michael Parrish's profile

Michael Parrish

125 posts in 1493 days


#3 posted 1154 days ago

Wow great box, I know some people who would pay for this jewelry box being I like in kansas LOL.

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

4935 posts in 1432 days


#4 posted 1154 days ago

Nice job, Matt and nice job Mat.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

View Jorge Velez's profile

Jorge Velez

342 posts in 1221 days


#5 posted 1154 days ago

sweet nice little box.

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

View Mathew Nedeljko's profile

Mathew Nedeljko

593 posts in 2464 days


#6 posted 1154 days ago

Way to go Matt! That turned out really awesome. It was a pleasure working on this with you, and I’m glade to hear that your wife liked it!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

View itsmic's profile

itsmic

1419 posts in 1753 days


#7 posted 1154 days ago

Very Nice Box, The lid work is exceptional, artistic, and as stated “Flawless”, hats off to the craftsman/artist, the box is also very nice and compliments the project, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

View MShort's profile

MShort

1726 posts in 2053 days


#8 posted 1154 days ago

Great collaborative project !!! All I can say is WOW !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

View rlwilson's profile

rlwilson

46 posts in 1682 days


#9 posted 1153 days ago

Rock! Chalk! Awesomeness!

View angie5200's profile

angie5200

1 post in 157 days


#10 posted 157 days ago

I would like to buy a jewelry box exactly like this from you if possible. this is beautiful.

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