A couple of jewelry boxes

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Project by CaptainBilly posted 01-09-2013 02:46 AM 2074 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a couple of boxes I built. The lotus flower shaped one is walnut. The box is about 15” tall and the base is about 15” wide. I used spray on flocking for the inside of the drawers. The other box is aromatic cedar from a chunk that a friend cut down in his yard. I left the inside of the box unfinished because I love the smell of the cedar.

-- Captain Billy

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#1 posted 01-09-2013 03:32 AM

Billy,. Well done and the finish is outstanding. I love the Lotus design. I believe that is one of Louis Kenner Ventura designs. I really like the roll top lid it reminds me of a treasure chest. Good Job.

-- I'm gonna go make some saw dust

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#2 posted 01-09-2013 03:55 AM

Very nicely done. We are excited to start some of these when our bandsaw arrives.

-- Michael and Matthew

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#3 posted 01-09-2013 03:55 PM

Lovely band saw boxes! Like the lotus design specially and the beautiful wood and great finish.


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#4 posted 01-09-2013 07:37 PM

A very nice job on the box. I have made this one before and have also made the box’s that stand by themselves, but you really nailed this one…

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#5 posted 01-09-2013 07:53 PM

That band saw box is really shaped nicely! Excellent work!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#6 posted 01-09-2013 09:01 PM

Nice looking boxes billy, a little hint, put some runners under those drawers, it will help center them in the cavities. Happy bandsaw boxing.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#7 posted 01-10-2013 02:05 AM

Those are both great boxes but I LOVE THE LOTUS FLOWER ONE! Great wood choice, great craftsmanship, and a super finish. I took Randy’s advice about the runners to center the drawers better and it works very well. I used tongue depressors for the ‘runners’.

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

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#8 posted 01-10-2013 03:07 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Your boxes look fantastic!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#9 posted 01-10-2013 06:44 AM

It’s more than just ordinary scrollsawed box. Wonderful design, awsome finish. The wood is beautiful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 01-10-2013 11:20 AM

What a great idea
very creative

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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#11 posted 01-11-2013 02:43 AM

Blackie, I appreciate the tip on the drawer runners. I’ll use that tip. Thank you

-- Captain Billy

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