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I made this purpleheart and birdseye maple jewelry box for my wife for a Christmas present…and I finally finished it in February…at least she is understanding.
Feb 14, 2013
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#1 posted 02-14-2013 12:09 AM
Very nice jewelry box…! Definitely looks like a gift worth waiting for.
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#2 posted 02-14-2013 03:10 AM
Very nice, great things take longer.
-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain
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#3 posted 02-14-2013 03:50 AM
Great job, I’m sure she loves it and didnt mind waiting… Love PH
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#4 posted 02-14-2013 04:05 AM
Nice, purpleheart is difficult to work with at times. Makes good pens though.
-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.
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#5 posted 02-14-2013 06:05 PM
I’m sure she will be very very very happy with a so beautiful gift
What size ?
Thanks for sharing
-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit
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#6 posted 02-14-2013 08:17 PM
Very nice looking jewelry box! I’m sure your wife will love it! Besides, you could always tell her it’s really for Saint Valentine’s Day!
-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN
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#7 posted 02-15-2013 12:04 AM
Don’t sweat it, she’ll love it. The birds eye is killer. Well done.
-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.
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#8 posted 02-15-2013 01:17 AM
Absolutely great work. Does it count for both Christmas and Valentines Day?? Probably not…back to the shop!!
-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com
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#9 posted 02-15-2013 02:15 AM
Wow! That was definately worth the wait. And you’re not kidding anyone. You just wanted to cover both Christmas and V Day with one gift! LOL
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#10 posted 02-15-2013 02:20 AM
Very beautiful job on this.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#11 posted 02-15-2013 04:56 AM
Thanks everyone. @Diggerjacks the measurements are 18”H x 16”W x 8”D. Looking back on it know I wish I had made the top drawer into two 1.5” drawers instead of one 3” drawer…hindsight right? @Micheal Curtis- purpleheart gave me more headaches than any other wood has! P.S. Thanks for your service to this country
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#12 posted 02-15-2013 01:08 PM
I hope you dont mind but i am going to copy this design almost completly. I was wondering how you did the felt and where you bought it. My daughter loved it when she saw it. Bought the wood last night.
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#13 posted 02-15-2013 01:43 PM
That is one beautiful jewelry box and very nicely done.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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