Jewelry Box

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Project by Carl W Richardson posted 07-28-2011 05:17 PM 1706 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this jewelry box for a graduating grand-daughter. Top and legs are made from black walnut and the box is from cherry. Used a spray on poly finish and after curing, rubbed it out and waxed it…

-- Carl W Richardson, Tennessee Woodworker

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#1 posted 07-28-2011 05:21 PM

Very beautiful combination of woods!! The figure on the walnut & cherry is very elegant.

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#2 posted 07-28-2011 05:37 PM

Very nice!! I like the beveled top!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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#3 posted 07-28-2011 06:46 PM

Sweeeeet! Really nice work.

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

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#4 posted 07-28-2011 07:16 PM

Great looking box!

-- David

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#5 posted 07-28-2011 07:21 PM

Nice Box !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#6 posted 07-28-2011 08:10 PM

i like everything about it

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#7 posted 07-28-2011 08:58 PM

Sharp looking Jewelry Box, beautiful wood, contrasting color, and fine craftsmanship, the mortised hinges, lip to make a old fashioned seal for the lid, and the interior work all add interest and style, Your Grand-daughter will love it, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#8 posted 07-28-2011 10:25 PM

Looks nice Carl. Can you give a little more detail on the finish? I like the spray on varnish but it leaves the orange peel look. How did you rub it out?

-- Bryan

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#9 posted 07-29-2011 04:20 AM

Love the top

-- Norman

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#10 posted 07-29-2011 06:09 AM

What a beautiful box. And I’m sure it will be all the more special to your grand daughter because you made especially for her.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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#11 posted 07-30-2011 08:57 PM

That is the most demure opening arrangement. Perfect for a jewelry box. The appliques are also a very nice touch.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#12 posted 08-02-2011 07:41 PM

Me like! :-)

-- If people concentrated on the really important stuff in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing rods.

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