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Project by kansas posted 08-22-2012 01:18 AM 1074 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mulberry ring box. Ring dividers are some thin foam rolled up and stuffed inside, then covered with fabric. I liked the sapwood so kept as much as possible. Also kept the bark on the front of the lid. Very humble construction, glue and screws with walnut plugs covering the screws. Finished with water based poly only.





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Boxguy

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#1 posted 08-22-2012 02:25 AM

KA, This is a nice box. I like that you have left the natural edge on the front and the grain pattern is quite appealing. I see you have followed your mantra of keeping things simple. The internal parts are a nice thought. You might consider moving to piano hinges. This blog entry might be of interest. Link Your design and wood choices show that you have a real eye for design. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#2 posted 08-22-2012 02:45 AM

Nice box ! Glad to see what mulberry looks like.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#3 posted 08-22-2012 02:58 AM

Very tastefully done.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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griff

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#4 posted 08-22-2012 03:32 AM

Awesome box, mulberry looks good all finished out, I really like the lid. Very good build .

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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WoodenFrog

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#5 posted 08-22-2012 06:21 AM

Really Nice! Great Job!
I need to make something like this for my rings that I make
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#6 posted 08-22-2012 09:42 PM

Love the design—simple can be better!

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#7 posted 08-22-2012 11:29 PM

looks good.

-- "I'm a lumbrjock and I'm OK..."

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 08-23-2012 01:06 AM

Love the top on that one. I have some mulberry drying and can’y wait to use it. Wish there was a way to keep that fresh cut yellow color from browning.

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

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#9 posted 08-23-2012 01:12 AM

KA

Love the box buddy. Good thinking of keeping the natural edge on it.
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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