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Project by kevinw posted 958 days ago 1441 views 11 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just completed this job and delivered it yesterday. It is a Christmas gift for the man’s wife. Box is approximately 11”L x 4”H x 6”D. Outside is cherry with walnut keys and panel. Had to build several jigs for this project. My tablesaw doesn’t adjust well for angles, so made a jig for sawing the corners and also made a jig to saw the key slots.

Finish is spray lacquer. Some parts, notably the top and bottom panels and inside areas were finished before assembly to aid in rubbing out and to keep finish showing when the panel expands and contracts.

-- Kevin, Blue Springs, MO





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ed220

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#1 posted 958 days ago

Cool splining. Like the insert. Very well done. You’ve got skills!

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doncutlip

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#2 posted 958 days ago

That box has a great look, good combination of wood and a great finish. Splines and mitres look perfect, just a super job overall.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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RogerBean

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#3 posted 958 days ago

Kevin,
Attractive box, tasteful detailing, and well made. I like it.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#4 posted 958 days ago

Very jewelry nice box

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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sgtq

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#5 posted 957 days ago

Good looking box inspired me to start a splined box so thanks!

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

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#6 posted 957 days ago

Very nice work, attractive box.

-- Tom D

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#7 posted 955 days ago

This a beautiful Box!! Great Job!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 771 days ago

Kevin, this is a beautiful traditional box and you did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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RogerBean

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#9 posted 771 days ago

Hmmmmm. Surprised you haven’t picked up more comments on this very nice box.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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