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Project by Kent Shepherd posted 966 days ago 1938 views 9 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of the best things about boxes is that you can make multiples from the same set-up, and they all have their own unique character. This jewlery box is Cherry with a figuered Maple raised panel top. Accented by Cherry dovetail splines. The bottoms are lined with black velvet.

The finish is my typical hand-rubbed lacquer.

Thanks for looking!
Kent

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong





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itsmic

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#1 posted 966 days ago

Another Fine Box, You have real style and a great eye for showing off the beauty of the wood, great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 966 days ago

Beautiful box, Ken.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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JoeyG

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#3 posted 966 days ago

That’s a nice looking box there Ken. I am going to have to work those dovetail keys into my corners. I have been thinking that next year I need to come up with something a little different. I have a few ideas and will add that one to it. I just have to figure out how it’s done. Dovetail boxes are one thing, but the keys are a little more to wrap my brain around. I am enjoying the mental exercise of trying to picture the best way to make the keys almost as much as I enjoy looking at you box.

Great Job

I agree with you on building multiple boxes. I always say it takes as much time to make one as it does to make 10. And not two are ever the same. The wood takes care of that part. That has been a major factor in the boxes I have been building for this Christmas season. I have a small amount of about 5-6 different woods and about 15 different boxes. Can’t wait to see your next one.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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doncutlip

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#4 posted 966 days ago

Beautiful finish on that jewelry box

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 966 days ago

Kent,

Another Fine box… I see you’re adding nice little subtle goodies here & there…

GREAT JOB!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 966 days ago

Hey Kent a super clean professional box very nice top to bottom .Sooooo nice.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Loucarb

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#7 posted 966 days ago

Great box Kent.

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 966 days ago

Design, wood selection, fit and finish…. this one has it all.

Great box, Kent!

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

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PurpLev

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#9 posted 966 days ago

beautiful box Kent, nice complimentary grains and shades of colors and the finish looks very inviting to the touch.

was the lid finger slot made with a template or freehand?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Bearpaw

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#10 posted 966 days ago

Good looking box. There was one time I made 40 at the same time of the same box for a church project. I just finish doing 7 Andy style boxes. Six of them were walnut with the flame maple for the top. All of the tops were cut from the same board. The other was maple box with purpleheart top.

I really like the looks of the figured or as i call it flame maple.

Have a very Merry Christmas, my friend.

-- "When we build, let us think we build forever." John Ruskin

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woodworm

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#11 posted 966 days ago

Lovely box.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Dusty56

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#12 posted 966 days ago

Great re-use of the design with different wood species. I hope to get this good some day : )

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

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Tootles

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#13 posted 966 days ago

Gee that’s a beautiful box!

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

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kiefer

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#14 posted 966 days ago

ALL OF THE ABOVE !!!!
Wonderful choices of woods and excellent craftsmanship .

Thanks Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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Woodenwizard

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#15 posted 966 days ago

Nicely done!

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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