Sister-in-Laws Jewelry box

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Project by Mike001 posted 945 days ago 1566 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Brother-in-Law order for Christmas. Walnut case with Maple Burl door panels. Figured cherry drawer fronts. Flocked drawer insides and felt on the inside shelf. Walnut Watco Danish oil then lacquer on top. Burl has orange shellac then lacquer.

-- "Always with Honor"

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#1 posted 945 days ago

Extremely nice especially the maple burl panels truly a one of a kind

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#2 posted 945 days ago

Thats some nice looking wood
Very nice

-- Doug...

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#3 posted 945 days ago

That is a beautiful jewelry box. The maple burl door panels and drawer fronts are outstanding. Your brother-in-law is lucky to have you around to make such wonderful gifts for his wife!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 945 days ago

Gorgeous! Just make sure to make the one for your wife better…DAMHIKT

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#5 posted 945 days ago

A wonderful jewelry box.

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#6 posted 945 days ago

Great job love the burl!

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#7 posted 945 days ago

That’s one fine looking box Mike… Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 945 days ago

Beautiful, well thought out

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#9 posted 931 days ago

Fabulous! I love the combination of walnut and the maple burl. I really like the drawer on the inside and match of the grain pattern from a single board. Nice job on hanging the doors – I always have trouble with butt hinges.

-- TimV

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#10 posted 931 days ago

The drawer fronts are some of that amazing curly-sappy cherry. The but hinges are a challenge to me too. I measure as close as I can and use blue tape to try and keep everything aligned while I mortise and drill then shave the doors to cover any imperfections. I also have used hot melt or CA glue to hold the hinges while you align and drill. Works best on no mortise hinges.

-- "Always with Honor"

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