Mahogany and Bird's eye Maple Jewelry Chest

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Project by Jake Brain posted 04-09-2012 12:01 AM 1331 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just delivered my latest commission Jewelry Box. The chest sides are made from a single Mahogany board that has been re saw, and re-joined in assembly to create a grain-wrap pattern at the corners. Solid Bird’s eye Maple, book-matched tops with Purpleheart boarder. The jewelry chest is 11: x 7” x 4 1/8”.

-- Jake Brain, Florida

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#1 posted 04-09-2012 12:42 AM

You did a really nice job on this one. Love the wood choices and the splines. Also like the mitered front on the drawer and don’t recall seeing that before. I may have to steal that!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#2 posted 04-09-2012 02:55 AM

Beautiful work Jake.
The detail in your craftsmanship is high.
And, I’m with Andy, I really like that mitered drawer front & corner.

Your choice of materials was superb.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#3 posted 04-09-2012 04:52 AM

very awesome in every way. gr8 craftsmanship and details

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

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#4 posted 04-09-2012 06:39 AM

Very well done. A lot of very nice work in this box! A lot of inspiration. Someone was smart to commission you to do this.

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

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#5 posted 04-09-2012 10:57 AM

Attractive box. Ditto on the mitered drawer. Well done.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#6 posted 04-09-2012 12:10 PM

Awesome. I too like the way you mitred the drawer. How did you do the lid? I like that

-- Richard

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Jake Brain

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#7 posted 04-11-2012 11:28 PM

Richard Hope the photo help

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-- Jake Brain, Florida

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