Jewelry Boxes

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Project by Ron Messersmith posted 02-25-2012 06:24 PM 1385 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These jewelry boxes were made from plans in an issue of American Woodworker Magazine. The box on the left is Yellowheart and Purpleheart, the box on the right is cocobolo and yellowheart. My original boxes were mirror images of each other: Yellowhear and Purpleheart. The original Purpleheart box sold and I replaced it with the cocobolo. Both boxes have no film finish. They were both waxed and polished using the Beal Buff system on my lathe.

-- Jupiter

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#1 posted 02-25-2012 06:33 PM

You have great taste in wood selection and design,very nice work too.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-26-2012 04:26 AM

Both are beautiful boxes. Good design and attention to detail.

-- Tom D

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#3 posted 02-26-2012 04:55 AM

Great looking boxes

-- Norman

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#4 posted 02-26-2012 05:05 AM

Another nice design and execution. I like the contrasting bottoms. You must have(or had) a great wood stash.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#5 posted 02-26-2012 06:16 AM

They both look good, nice choice with your contrasting woods.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#6 posted 02-26-2012 11:18 PM

Nice work,I also like the table they’re sitting on.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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