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Olivia's Earring Box

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Project by Béla posted 02-13-2013 09:25 AM 1470 views 15 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry, Padauk, Ebony; 6”x6”x4”
For my daughter’s 27th birthday.

-- Béla, Memphis TN





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-13-2013 09:55 AM

Very nice work

Welcome to LJ’s

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

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 02-13-2013 02:55 PM

Well done, Great looking box. Colors and trays aregreat as well.

Welcome to LJ’s as well. You’ll love it here.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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dustyal

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#3 posted 02-13-2013 03:16 PM

very nice… and very practical. Nicely done wood combinations. I assume there is a lip on the underside of the lid to fit in the remaining top recess?

finger joints are very attractive on this size box.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Béla

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#4 posted 02-13-2013 03:45 PM

Thanks guys, I’m looking forward to being in the LJ community!

There is a shallow (1/8”) rebate around the periphery of the lid which thins its profile and registers it with the sides. Like others I typically use dovetails for oblong rectangular boxes. On a square box, though, box joints just felt more appropriate.

-- Béla, Memphis TN

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stefang

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#5 posted 02-13-2013 03:46 PM

Beautiful design, simple and elegant. Several other things I like about this box. It wouldn’t take up a lot of space on a crowded ladies vanity. The stacking trays provide a lot of storage and also allow organizing the jewelry better, the curved tray dividers, the small accents, contrasting wood colors and very small nicely cut dovetails give it a quality appearance and the ability for it to last a long long time.

Welcome to LJ Béla, I hope you enjoy yourself here!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 02-13-2013 04:49 PM

Welcome to Ljs Bela
I really like this design and it was built very well too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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tomd

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#7 posted 02-13-2013 05:56 PM

Very well done, love the design and wood color.

-- Tom D

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Diggerjacks

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#8 posted 02-13-2013 06:01 PM

Hello and welcome to LJ’s

I love this design

A great work

The curved tray are a good idea

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#9 posted 02-13-2013 06:47 PM

Beautiful box,awsome design! Very creative.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 02-13-2013 07:04 PM

Great looking box. I like the idea of the three tears for the earings and the angles of the dividers.

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#11 posted 02-13-2013 07:05 PM

Excellent looking box…anytime I see a box it grabs my attention…and this is a very nice one. Weccome to Lumberjocks

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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jap

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#12 posted 02-13-2013 09:30 PM

Great job and welcome

-- Joel

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#13 posted 02-13-2013 11:25 PM

Awesome work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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jaykaypur

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#14 posted 02-14-2013 01:45 AM

Beautifully done and designed.

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

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dee2

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#15 posted 02-14-2013 02:10 AM

Very nice, classy design, great idea with the stacking trays. Like the wood combo too.

-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!

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