Jewelry Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by Carl W Richardson posted 07-28-2011 05:17 PM 1713 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

12 comments so far

View joseff's profile


44 posts in 2043 days

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

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

View Tim Kindrick's profile

Tim Kindrick

369 posts in 1824 days

#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!!

View CharlieM1958's profile


16203 posts in 3488 days

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

Sweeeeet! Really nice work.

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

View FaTToaD's profile


393 posts in 2411 days

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

Great looking box!

-- David

View DaddyZ's profile


2475 posts in 2310 days

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

Nice Box !!!

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

View terry603's profile


319 posts in 2183 days

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

i like everything about it

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

View itsmic's profile


1419 posts in 2388 days

#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

View Bsmith's profile


330 posts in 1940 days

#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

View NormG's profile


5248 posts in 2273 days

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

Love the top

-- Norman

View Tootles's profile


747 posts in 1771 days

#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

View vipond33's profile


1405 posts in 1767 days

#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.

View Patrik's profile


13 posts in 1779 days

#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.

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