Large Curly Maple Jewelry Box

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Project by knotheadswoodshed posted 775 days ago 2069 views 11 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at moving from smaller valet/keepsake/jewelry boxes to something a bit larger.
Made from a single curly maple board.

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities"

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#1 posted 775 days ago

Great job! Love the way you wrapped the maple around the box and made it pop!

I’ve been asked to make a jewelry box for my mother-in-law’s bday on somewhat short notice, but I might end up going with a similar design if you don’t mind.

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#2 posted 775 days ago

Clean design, lets the wood speak for itself. The finish is great, too.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - -

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#3 posted 775 days ago

Very nice box and selection of woods. Tiger maple is such a nice wood and the burl top really stands out.

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#4 posted 775 days ago

thanks for the kind words…
Live4ever, if you do make something similar..I hope you will share some pics of it with us :)

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities"

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#5 posted 775 days ago

Good looking figure in the Maple. Well crafted.

-- Randy, Oakdale, Ca.

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#6 posted 775 days ago

Nicely done.

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

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#7 posted 775 days ago

Looks Good !!! Love the Wood

I have not made any yet with a drawer & a flip lid.

Mine are all Flip or Pull.

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#8 posted 775 days ago

Very nice, great wood.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#9 posted 775 days ago

Beautiful! Nice detail on the inside also. And I love the faux three-drawer division that turns out to be only one.

-- --Jeff - Whenever my dad would catch me wishin' instead of doin', he'd say, "Why don't you wish in one hand and *hit in the other and see which you get the most in!"

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#10 posted 775 days ago

Some wonderful grain in the maple and the burl inset in the lid is fabulous. A very nice result.

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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#11 posted 775 days ago

Very nice project. It all works so well together from the design to the wood choice to the finish. That will make someone very proud to own it. I like the effect you achieved with the drawer.

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

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#12 posted 775 days ago

Super Fine Jewelry Box, love the maple and the design layout, Pro all the way, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#13 posted 775 days ago

Yes indeed.. Very nice!

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker.

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#14 posted 775 days ago

Congratulations on an awesome project that is very well done.


-- 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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#15 posted 775 days ago

I love curly maple, and that top panel sets it off perfectly!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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