Jewrely Box

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Project by dgreen50 posted 12-29-2011 02:37 AM 3351 views 53 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Curupay and Maple. Lacquer finish. Pattern was from Woodcraft Magazine Dec/Jan edition. Fun project to work on but next time will use a satin finish instead of a high gloss.

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#1 posted 12-29-2011 02:51 AM

That is really nice. I don’t think I’d change a thing for your next one – you nailed it.

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#2 posted 12-29-2011 03:50 AM

Welcome to Ljs
This is a fine looking jewelry Box,a unique design too, very nice work.

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#3 posted 12-29-2011 04:15 AM

Very nice work.

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#4 posted 12-29-2011 08:00 AM

It’s brilliant.How do you cut the grooves on the side of drawers and legs?

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#5 posted 12-29-2011 08:23 AM

Very very nice box..gorgeous design and excellent craftmanship. Welcom to LJ.

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#6 posted 12-29-2011 08:28 AM

Really love the open design with the exposed details.
Challenge is you have to execute it well because there are no ” hidden areas for any mistakes to hide.

I think you nailed it.
Beautiful work

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#7 posted 12-29-2011 10:33 AM

Hello dgreen50
Welcome to LJ’s : a fantastic place to all who love woodworking

A very nice work on, this box

Thanks for sharing

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#8 posted 12-29-2011 12:34 PM

Nice job saw this and have wanted to make this as well…. Well done!!!!

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#9 posted 12-29-2011 04:30 PM

Nice job indeed!!!!

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#10 posted 12-29-2011 05:29 PM

Thank you everyone for the supportive comments. The grooves in the legs were cut with a “V” groove router bit flat on the table. The groove in the trays was cut with a side cutting bit with the drawer resting flat on the router table. Made for a well fitting drawer guide. Thx. dgreen50

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#11 posted 12-29-2011 08:45 PM

Splendid job. Nicely made.

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#12 posted 12-29-2011 08:59 PM

Welcom to LJ. Lot’s of supernice people here (unlike some other list I could mention…. down, BAD MILO BAD….) Sorry, sorry.. ;)

Hey, and thanks for telling us where you found the plans. Always an added bonus and nice touch!

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#13 posted 12-29-2011 09:15 PM

This is simply cool! A unique piece that is quite eye catching. Keep up the good work and welcome to LJ’s.

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#14 posted 12-30-2011 05:43 AM

Wow… I love “functional design”. Love the drawer slides! fantastic.

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#15 posted 12-30-2011 07:51 AM

Thank you for the details.

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