Keepsake Box

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Project by dgreen50 posted 01-27-2013 12:53 AM 1491 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut and cherry trim Keepsake Box. Inlay in the top of the box. Hinges are wooden and made from walnut. Finish is gloss lacquer. Box size is 12” X 10.5” X 6.5”

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 03:10 AM

WOW! That is way too nice to have been posted 2 hours and no comments! You did a great job on this one. That inlay looks pretty involved! I probably would not have used the screws on the hinges (glue and/or dowels) but that’s just me. Is that hinge done on the Incra thingy?

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

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 03:36 AM

Beautiful box great job.

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 04:15 AM

Very impressive!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 05:00 AM

As a fan of both wooden hinges and marquetry / parquetry, I just have to comment on this lovely little box.
The hinges look great, the inlay is sharp and nicely shaded, and the overall clean simple lines are a treat.

Well done.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 11:36 AM

I like everything about this box. The clean design, the wood hinges and the interior construction.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 02:03 PM


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