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Project by nakedjoinery posted 01-15-2013 09:34 AM 800 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first thing I’ve ever made and it taught me alot along the way. I did tenons on the sides and mortised the legs. I caught someone on youtube making wood hinges so i threw the brass ones I bought backin the tool box and gave it a go. By the way thanks to Steve Ramsey for all his work . Your a real encouragement

-- mike c





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-15-2013 12:28 PM

Nice job on the box. Good hinges.

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#2 posted 01-15-2013 03:35 PM

Welcome to Ljs
This is a really nice jewelry box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-15-2013 05:21 PM

Thanks. I almost messed the hinges up. I drilled them with a hand drill because my press was out in the wintery garage (bad idea). I’ve since moved it to the basment shop, or as I call it my laboritory.

-- mike c

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#4 posted 01-16-2013 01:56 AM

Good job and Welcome to LJ’s.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#5 posted 01-16-2013 02:18 AM

I like it! Hard to believe it’s your first as it looks professional to me. I’ve never tried M/T joinery for a box but it’s on my list now. Love your hinges!

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

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#6 posted 01-07-2014 02:29 PM

I likes it a lot. Lotta gr8 details.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#7 posted 01-07-2014 02:51 PM

Great looking box, nice hinges. The addiction has started.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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