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3 Jewelry Boxes For Christmas

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Project by Brice1 posted 12-21-2011 05:55 PM 2023 views 8 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished these three boxes as Christmas gifts. Two for daughters and one for my mother-in-law. Had a blast making these and am now setting my sights on something more ambitious.

-- Brice, Philadelphia





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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 12-21-2011 06:08 PM

Beautiful boxes! I know your daughters and mother will be getting a lifetime tresomething they will always trassure for life…Fantastic pieces and great choice of woods..

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

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#2 posted 12-21-2011 06:09 PM

Very Nice !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#3 posted 12-21-2011 06:34 PM

Welcome to Ljs Brice
These are wonderful boxes ,what wonderful gifts. Great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 12-21-2011 06:51 PM

More ambitious??

Those are damn fine boxes.

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#5 posted 12-21-2011 06:57 PM

I second glatzenator’s comment! These are stunning.

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#6 posted 12-21-2011 07:11 PM

Wow, those are beautiful. Excellent work. May I ask what the core of the boxes is made of? MDF? Maple? Other?

They are gorgeous.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#7 posted 12-21-2011 07:32 PM

Wow, you really did a nice job on these. They’re beautiful.

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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#8 posted 12-21-2011 08:06 PM

Hello Brice1

Welcome to LJ’s

Beautiful work
Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#9 posted 12-21-2011 09:25 PM

Ahhh very nice job !!!

-- Woodman12608, cedar Lake, IN

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#10 posted 12-21-2011 09:28 PM

Well done. I like all three!
Roger

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

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#11 posted 12-21-2011 09:49 PM

Really nice work and fine job of finishing.
Welcome, you’ll fit right in here.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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shopmania

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#12 posted 12-21-2011 10:26 PM

Nice boxes. Made with veneer??

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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NY_Rocking_Chairs

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#13 posted 12-21-2011 10:43 PM

Awesome, where did you get the hardware?

-- Rich, WNY, www.nyrockingchairs.com

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Brice1

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#14 posted 12-21-2011 10:45 PM

Thanks all for the kind comments – These are made with MDF core, and then veneered. The black on the tops is 3/16” polycarbonate which I routed to make it a one-piece application without seams. The interiors are simply fitted with Ultra-suede material. The necklace pouch has an elastic top to create the simple pouch. I got the engraved monograms at Things Remembered at the mall – great buy at $13.00 each… Once again, thank you all for your kind comments.

Best

Brice

-- Brice, Philadelphia

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NY_Rocking_Chairs

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#15 posted 12-21-2011 10:49 PM

Brice,

I was referring to the mortise lock. I am not finding the round key hole protector…thanks.

-- Rich, WNY, www.nyrockingchairs.com

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