Wife's Christmas Present

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Project by Neight posted 970 days ago 907 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a Christmas present I made for my wife. It is supposed to be a jewelry box, though I am still too new to make trays for it….
The lid is zebra wood and the body was made from some wood sent to me by chrisstef. He was told it was chestnut, though both of us thought it looked a lot like oak. The base is something unidentified that I had in the shop.
I had a lot of fun making this one, and it’s the biggest box I have made yet. On my next one, I would like to try a drawer and maybe a hinged lid, but since I lack experience and I wanted it to look really nice, I just went with what I know for this one.
thanks for checking!

-- Work consists of whatever a body is OBLIGED to do, and Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. -Mark Twain

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#1 posted 970 days ago

I really like the grain on that box, looks great

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#2 posted 970 days ago

Cool box I bet your wife loved it.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 970 days ago

Lookin’ Good Neight, although I would call it a ‘Possibles’ box…. anything that will fit is possible!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#4 posted 967 days ago

Im late to the party here …. nice work Nate. Miters came out nice n tight, no burn on the round over, and i really dig the zebrawood top and handle. I love seein good lumber back in use.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#5 posted 966 days ago

Looks really sharp.. nice job

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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