Cantilever Jewelry Box

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Project by KirkSawdustmaker posted 07-25-2012 01:15 AM 7065 views 53 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an elm jewelry box I just finished. It is elm, rosewood sides, and a jatoba base. It’s based on the Cantilever Box that was in Wood Magazine a few issues back. I just increased the size to handle two boxes instead of one. It’s finished in tung oil. The sides are made to resemble a sail.
The biggest headache with this one was sanding down the elm to make the rounded front. I’d forgotten how hard elm can be.

-- Have saw, Will travel

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#1 posted 07-25-2012 01:27 AM

Now that is a cool unique idea. Nice going and nice job of building it!!..............................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 07-25-2012 01:41 AM

great design

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#3 posted 07-25-2012 02:37 AM

That is very sharp, well done!!


-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.

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#4 posted 07-25-2012 02:40 AM

Like the modifications. Well done.

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#5 posted 07-25-2012 04:02 AM

That is a beautiful jewerly box. really like the sails..

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#6 posted 07-25-2012 08:09 AM

Great job, looks really nice and fun to make. I’m sure it will make someone very happy!

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

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#7 posted 07-25-2012 11:55 AM

I remember seeing that project. I like the two boxes better. Well done!

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

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#8 posted 07-25-2012 12:57 PM

beautiful box. You’ve made great changes to the original design.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 07-25-2012 03:23 PM

Cool design.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 07-25-2012 04:54 PM

I realy like such unusuall design,beautiful box set

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 07-25-2012 05:42 PM

Excellent Job. Unique design…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#12 posted 07-25-2012 05:54 PM

Is this for the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired box contest? If not, it sure could be – your version of his cantilevered homes! Very nice :)

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#13 posted 07-25-2012 09:37 PM

Thanks for the comments. A buddy of mine told me it looks great, now how about doing one based on the Great Pyramid. I hate getting a good idea, now the wheels are spinning and sleep will not be an option tonight. :-)

-- Have saw, Will travel

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#14 posted 07-26-2012 12:37 AM

Way kool. I like the double boxes. The wood combos are really nice together. Top-3 congrats also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#15 posted 07-26-2012 01:09 AM

very cool design and execution!

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