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Project by Gwfly posted 982 days ago 1726 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first jewelry box made of figured maple and redwood. The redwood was saved from seventy year old house being taken down. It was a great find. Size is 13×7 x 4. Tung oit finish with tung oil polish. Comments welcome

-- gwfly





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DamnYankee

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#1 posted 982 days ago

Beautiful work

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 982 days ago

Very nice jewelry box. The combination of the woods and the grain on both go well together. I like the way the pattern on the side matches that of the lid in an almost continuous fashion. Great job.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 982 days ago

Nicely figured woods : )

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

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dpwalker

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#4 posted 982 days ago

This is a really beautiful box! Nice contrast in the wood & figure & great craftsmanship. Well done!

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

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Woodbutcher3

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#5 posted 982 days ago

Had to open this and admire. It’s a real eye catcher. I hope it’s for a special person!

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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diggerdelaney

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#6 posted 982 days ago

Very impressed love the wood used someone is going to be happy with this box

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 982 days ago

That’s some spectacular wood!

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

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MOJOE

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#8 posted 982 days ago

My God!!! That wood is awesome!!!!!!!!

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

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sgtq

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#9 posted 982 days ago

Really Gorgeous

-- There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~William J. Clinton

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 982 days ago

outrageously beautiful wood a fantastic box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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sras

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#11 posted 982 days ago

That wood is stunning! You have done a great job showing it off with a beautiful box. Thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Paulo in Texas

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#12 posted 981 days ago

Usually people say the pictures don’t do it justice, so I wonder how much more beautiful it is in person. Very beautiful figure, and I think that’s the first time I said that when I was not talking about a woman…

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JayHawk75

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#13 posted 981 days ago

Very Nice!

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John Ormsby

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#14 posted 981 days ago

Great box!

I have worked with thousands of BF of redwood through the years and know the rewood you used for the box is quite rare.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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RibsBrisket4me

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