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Project by David "Lucky Dawg" Brown posted 09-13-2011 09:09 AM 2317 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Curved Lid Jewelry Box:

front, back, top and bottom are all out of drop peices of Curly Maple, the sides are out of drop pieces of Dark Walnut.

i don’t have any pictures on this computer of the curved lid, but it was all done with a hand plane to do the curve :)

my wife found the hardware for the hinges on a cheap box at ROSS… i liked them so we took them off that box and put them on this one. I wish i knew where to find these, very nice, they limit how far open the lid can go.

not my typical bandsaw box. :) trying something new, any and all constructive input is welcomed!

-- dumpster diver delux





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DamnYankee

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#1 posted 09-13-2011 11:22 AM

The maple looks great. Nice box. Is that cork on the inside?

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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MOJOE

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#2 posted 09-13-2011 11:59 AM

What are the dimensions…...the proportions seem just about right. Maple looks great.

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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vipond33

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#3 posted 09-13-2011 01:41 PM

This is a lovely dramatic piece. The flow of the maple is perfect and the roll top sides quite unusual and fitting. Did you machine out the underside of the lid? That’s a great touch as most would leave it flat because of the work involved to make it just right. What is your finish? – for the maple glows with great depth.

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

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Roger

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#4 posted 09-13-2011 02:26 PM

beautiful combo of wood. very nice box and design

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

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Michael1

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#5 posted 09-13-2011 02:37 PM

Very Nice design and construction. I like the use of the curly maple next to the Walnut. Once again you have created a great piece

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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Paul Stoops

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#6 posted 09-13-2011 03:45 PM

Beautiful choice of woods. Nicely done!

-- Paul, Auburn, WA

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Diggerjacks

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#7 posted 09-13-2011 06:39 PM

Hello David

I like it
Another project well done as usual

I like the contrast between the different woods and the design is beautiful

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Bricofleur

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#8 posted 09-13-2011 09:52 PM

I love it. A jewel by itself. Congrats and thanks for sharing.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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#9 posted 09-13-2011 10:46 PM

Looks really nice from here : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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David "Lucky Dawg" Brown

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#10 posted 09-14-2011 12:03 AM

the bottom of the lid is machined or should i say routered and dadoed!
i plan to put a mirror under the lid!

-- dumpster diver delux

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Cozmo35

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#11 posted 09-15-2011 02:39 AM

Very nice job.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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