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Walnut Jewelry box with 1 tray

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Project by Greg3G posted 694 days ago 1993 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my latest projects. This is a solid walnut jewelry box with a crotch figured lid. The corners are miter joints with dovetail keys. The hinges are solid brass stopped hinges. Lining is black velvet on the bottom and in the trays. The finish is a base of Danish oil and then several coats of amber shellac.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV





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clieb91

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#1 posted 694 days ago

Greg! Great to see ya… That wood looks pretty cool I am betting it looks even better in person. I really like all the compartments.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Greg3G

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#2 posted 694 days ago

Thanks Chris…between traveling a lot this summer and the day job, I haven’t spent as much time in the shop as I like. I still quite haven’t gotten the photography part down but it is getting a bit better. Need to get the gray scale down better. You need to come out sometime soon.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 694 days ago

Very nice—has a eye catching quality I can’t quit put my finger on, but it works.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 694 days ago

Really beautiful work. Good display of the wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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SuburbanDon

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#5 posted 694 days ago

Very nice. This might be the design I was looking for.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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woodworm

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#6 posted 694 days ago

It turned out very nice looking box – I like the finish.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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SPalm

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#7 posted 693 days ago

My my, that is a handsome box.
Good job.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Douglas Bordner

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#8 posted 693 days ago

Well done!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 693 days ago

Simply beautiful.

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

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clieb91

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#10 posted 693 days ago

Greg, catching up sounds good. Perhaps sometime this fall. I could use some escape time from the park.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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James Lango

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#11 posted 693 days ago

Thats a VERY nice box! Clean lines, a great finish, and crisp corners! NICE

-- Longovette@Roadrunner.com

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Karson

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#12 posted 693 days ago

Greg: Another great looking box. Sorry that the work getting in the way of having fun.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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