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My 2nd Jewelery Box Ever

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Project by woodmaker posted 10-07-2011 03:13 PM 1077 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the 2nd Jewelery box I have ever made.
This one for my daughters Biirthday. She loves Red so I painted the interior of the box and the lip. Added felt in the pockets.
I made it from 1/2 red oak plywood (won’t use plywwod again) red oak (real) dividers. The lid pull and feet I made from a piece of square 1/2” stock that was laying around.
I had some exterior varnish left over from my outdoor table project and was too lazy to go to the store so I used that. Again something I won’t use again.
But she likes it and that was important.
It measures 12×6 whuich makes for a real nice sized box.

-- Mike





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 10-07-2011 03:24 PM

Looks very nice, especially for plywood.

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

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Gary

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#2 posted 10-07-2011 03:27 PM

Good looking box, Mike. She will prize that for years to come…

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 10-07-2011 04:01 PM

I would have never known it was plywood if you would have not mentioned it. Nice job and a special present for your daughter.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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woodmaker

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#4 posted 10-07-2011 05:26 PM

Thanks yall.

-- Mike

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Ian Hawthorne

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#5 posted 10-07-2011 07:40 PM

Very nice Mike – and only your second box – the future looks bright.

Best

Ian

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge! http://hawthornecrafts.com/our-blog/

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Gene Howe

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#6 posted 10-07-2011 07:50 PM

Plywood? Sure can’t tell it from here. Nice job.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#7 posted 10-08-2011 05:17 PM

Very nice!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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