Jewelry box

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Project by Ben posted 06-01-2012 10:12 PM 1518 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the result of finding a knot which to me resembled a heart. I simply had to incorporate it into a jewelry box for my lovely wife.

-- Do something nice for somebody

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#1 posted 06-01-2012 11:20 PM

Very pretty. and your right, it does resemble a heart. You have enough miters there to make you go cross-eyed trying to glue it up.;)
Nice Box.

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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#2 posted 06-02-2012 12:33 AM

Nice job and design on this. It looks great.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 06-02-2012 01:01 AM

Nice job on this one. You have a lot of time invested in this and I don’t think it just ‘fell’ together. I too am a big fan of knots and other ‘character’ features. You showcased the knot very nicely.

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

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#4 posted 06-02-2012 01:09 AM

Like the full mortise lock. May I ask your source?

-- "Measure twice, cut once, count fingers"

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#5 posted 06-02-2012 05:54 AM

Very genious idea for knot!You open the whole new perspective of how to not to waste knoted boards.Thanks

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 06-03-2012 04:04 AM

Thanks for the comments. I think i ordered the lock and escutcheon from Lee Valley. It certainly was a fun little project. Sometimes its nice to be able to start and finish a project in a short amount of time.

-- Do something nice for somebody

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