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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.
Dec 29, 2011
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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 LjsThis 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 dgreen50Welcome 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!!!!
#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.
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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.
#15 posted 12-30-2011 07:51 AM
Thank you for the details.
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