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Project by Mike001 posted 12-23-2011 04:22 AM 1693 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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lenb

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#1 posted 12-23-2011 05:03 AM

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

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#2 posted 12-23-2011 05:09 AM

Thats some nice looking wood
Very nice

-- Doug...

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#3 posted 12-23-2011 06:11 AM

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 12-23-2011 06:57 AM

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

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#5 posted 12-23-2011 08:33 AM

A wonderful jewelry box.

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#6 posted 12-23-2011 10:43 AM

Great job love the burl!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 12-23-2011 03:01 PM

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

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 12-23-2011 04:39 PM

Beautiful, well thought out

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#9 posted 01-06-2012 03:31 AM

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 01-06-2012 04:08 AM

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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