A Gem of a Jewelry Box from Wood Mag July 09

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Project by Borgmc1 posted 02-08-2012 07:42 PM 1590 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Reclaimed Oak from old Church Pew’s
17 1/2 in tall
10 1/2 in wide
8 3/8 in deep
Brass hardware
Turned Square knobs
Lined with Black Velvet
Home made Acid etched Brass Presentation Tag
Finished with 16 coats of brushed shellac to fill the grain, then French Polished with shellac
One very happy lady, even if it is 6 weeks late for Christmas.

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#1 posted 02-08-2012 07:50 PM

Beautiful jewelry box very nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-08-2012 07:51 PM

Thank you A1Jim

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#3 posted 02-08-2012 08:24 PM

I LIKE IT!! Very Nice !!

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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#4 posted 02-09-2012 03:43 AM

Thanks Laney

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#5 posted 02-09-2012 12:49 PM

really nice project. gr8 way to recycle some very nice wood. I see the receiver is very happy. I like the way you changed the plans up a bit.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 02-09-2012 04:53 PM

That is really neat! I like the reuse of old lumber. How did you do the acid etching on the plate?

-- Tim C., Sgt. Bluff, Iowa.

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#7 posted 02-09-2012 06:24 PM

Roger, Thanks for noticing that I changed the plan up a little. I’m not real fond of just using someone else’s plans. I like to make it a little mine if you know what I mean.

Timtimc, Thanks
I got the idea for the acid etched brass from Laney Shaughnessy (WoodJediNTraining) with A Simple Design of Ocala. and his youtube post on etching brass

Again thank everyone for looking at my work and any and all comments are welcome any time

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