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Project by Dkol posted 12-12-2011 06:47 PM 2166 views 11 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ribbed Box, Walnut and Curly Maple. Lining for box and tray is Faux Suede covered Cork
Finish is Satin Wipe-On Poly

Art-Deco inspired small Jewelry Box. Andy posted this magnificent box http://lumberjocks.com/projects/43655 about a year ago and it got me thinking and looking at Deco design and this is what I distilled from the research. I plan to explore and experiment this style more.





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ed220

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#1 posted 12-12-2011 07:48 PM

Cool box. Like the contrasting wood tones. Very cool.

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#2 posted 12-12-2011 08:37 PM

Very nice work Dkol, and you couldn’t have picked a better jock to have gotten your inspiration from, thanks for posting great work…BC

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#3 posted 12-12-2011 11:18 PM

Very nice box you did a good job.

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#4 posted 12-13-2011 04:05 AM

Very, very nice box. Kind of an art deco style, a real classic.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 12-13-2011 06:34 AM

Another winner. You really have this “design” thing figured out.

—Russ

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs. http://thesorteddetails.blogspot.com/

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rance

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#6 posted 12-13-2011 06:42 AM

Yep, it looks really good.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#7 posted 12-13-2011 08:00 AM

This is a beauty.. I love it. I’ve become a boxaholic at heart, I’m just busy building a woodworker’s workbench right now, then I’ll get back to boxes… so much wood, so little time.

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

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#8 posted 12-13-2011 02:29 PM

Great lines on the box…the design and wood choice is great…backed up by some solid craftsmanship. Thank you for sharing!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#9 posted 12-13-2011 02:41 PM

Great project. Did you route the ribs on the box?

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Dkol

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#10 posted 12-13-2011 05:06 PM

wkndwrnch,

The ribs were machined on the router table with an Incra fence which made even spacing simple. I found that a spiral downcut bit worked great making smooth crisp cuts, an upcut bit really made a mess on test cuts. I had not really appreciated the difference in the bits until this project (gotta love practical knowledge).

dan

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#11 posted 12-16-2011 07:29 PM

Nice. Good styling and finish.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#12 posted 12-17-2011 01:54 AM

This really caught my eye, nice design and craftsmanship. I am glad that my box nudged you in this direction, thanks for the plug.
Andy

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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