Jewelry box

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Project by john2005 posted 06-14-2012 03:36 AM 1436 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cedar jewelry box that I made for my wife last Christmas. FYI, cedar is a real pain to work with when its that thin. Really wants to split out. I know the handles look a little low, but they are covering one of the pivots.

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#1 posted 06-14-2012 07:51 AM

Well done and welcome to LJ’s

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#2 posted 06-14-2012 11:16 AM

Looks great. I know for a fact how it is to work with cedar since most everything I made is with cedar. On one hand its a pleasure then it can be a pain in the butt.
The finish product is all that counts.
Like the design of the box and may copy that design when I made my next box.

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#3 posted 06-14-2012 12:13 PM

You did a beautiful job on this. I love cedar and you are right about it’s workability at that thickness.

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#4 posted 06-14-2012 03:16 PM

Nice Jewelry Box, Old fashioned designs are always a favorite of mine, the wood is beautiful and the space You have created with the added tray is great, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#5 posted 06-15-2012 01:32 AM

Nice job. I love the pivoting/lifting tray idea and probably won’t rest until I figure out how you made it work. Cedar can be very frustrating but you made this work and I don’t see any oops!

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#6 posted 07-13-2014 01:31 PM

Super nice.

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#7 posted 07-13-2014 02:04 PM

That’s a great looking box. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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