Mahogany and Curly Maple music/jewelry box

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Project by Dewshan posted 05-03-2012 02:07 AM 1493 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some picts of my 2nd box. I used left over curly maple from my 1st box and mahogany. This box has a 30 note music movement and a velvet ring bar. This was also the first time I have used decorative banding. I have been wanting to use that for years! Hinges are brusso and might be a little too small for this box- I like the back mortise style better I think.

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#1 posted 05-03-2012 02:29 AM

That beautiful,I love the curly maple on top, such a great looking wood.

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

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#2 posted 05-03-2012 03:13 AM

good looking box nice work

-- Pat Brownfield Westland,Michigan

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#3 posted 05-03-2012 07:45 AM

Great looking box! Love the top.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 05-03-2012 01:10 PM

Very Sharp, for a second box, that’s a wonderful project, we all are our best/worst critic, so don’t be too hard on Yourself, You have done a Great job on this, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#5 posted 05-03-2012 01:13 PM

The box looks good. Great wood selection.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 05-04-2012 03:44 PM

Nice. Hope to see more boxes from you!

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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