Mahogany Jewelry Box

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Project by AdamScudder posted 05-10-2012 03:54 AM 1563 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Half blind dovetails combine the corners, and the cove was cut by crossing the tablesaw blade at an angle, same with the lid, plus a little hand carving for the finger lip
As it turned out the lid was a different type of mahogany so I had to play around with some dyes to get the color where I liked it

-- Adam Scudder Woodworking

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#1 posted 05-10-2012 04:33 AM

I really like this box a unique design and very nice works.

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#2 posted 05-10-2012 06:52 AM

Really nice.. I especially like how you did the handle.

-- There are three types of people in this world... those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened.

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#3 posted 05-10-2012 07:52 AM

Very nice work, looks great,

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

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#4 posted 05-10-2012 12:08 PM

Unique looking box, I really like the sculpted top. The cove cuts on the sides add a lot of character to this box, nicely done.

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

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#5 posted 05-10-2012 12:24 PM

Nicely done. Your lid design is clearly a winner.

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

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#6 posted 05-10-2012 01:18 PM

Really nice, I especially like how you did the lid.

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#7 posted 05-10-2012 02:50 PM

it’s a beautiful box and shows a lot of creativity.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 05-11-2012 02:47 AM

The lid is spectacular, very nice design…BC

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#9 posted 05-19-2012 11:36 AM

Thanks folks!

-- Adam Scudder Woodworking

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