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Project by CalgaryGeoff posted 12-24-2012 06:47 AM 1238 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a little jewelry box finished just in time for a good friends niece’s Christmas gift. Made from figured maple and Bloodwood splines and feet. It’s all solid and about 3/4” thickness. I tried and tried to get him to bring nice hinges, but nope, so I worked with what I had. Overall I’m satisfied with the result.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-24-2012 06:48 AM

Beautiful box wonderful work

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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albachippie

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#2 posted 12-24-2012 10:43 AM

Really lovely. The splines look great, as does the finish

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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RVroman

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#3 posted 12-24-2012 10:53 AM

Wow, nice work! Is there a particular plan you worked from, or did you design it?

-- Robert --- making toothpicks one 3x3x12 blank at a time!

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SPalm

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#4 posted 12-24-2012 11:49 AM

Nice box Geoff.
Good classic design there. I like it.

Great work as always.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 12-24-2012 01:10 PM

Very nice

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

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#6 posted 12-24-2012 01:15 PM

nice looking box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 12-24-2012 02:48 PM

That is a wonderful jewelery box. I like how you designed the feet.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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WoodenFrog

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#8 posted 12-24-2012 02:59 PM

Beautiful work!

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

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lew

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#9 posted 12-24-2012 03:19 PM

Gorgeous!
Love the grain and color contrasts!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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CalgaryGeoff

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#10 posted 12-24-2012 09:52 PM

:-) thanks everyone. The design is my own.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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Snookie

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#11 posted 12-25-2012 01:28 AM

What a beautiful gift for a girl for Christmas!! Good job!!

-- Snookie, Jasper,GA

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#12 posted 12-25-2012 02:28 AM

Very nice job on this. You did a great job making those hinges work for this box.

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

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#13 posted 01-09-2013 04:06 AM

A very nice work of art, a real eye catcher, I’m sure she’s going to love it.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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