My Fiance's Jewelry Box

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Project by MaroonGoon posted 02-19-2013 12:44 AM 1454 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made my fiancé this box out of a cedar log that I resawed into small planks. I just mitered the edges and glued them together. The top and bottom were both made with a lip so that the edges fit together better and added a nice reveal at the bottom of the box and between the box and the lid. The grain and color was so beautiful I wanted to make sure that I used adjacent pieces at the corners so the grain and color could wrap the corners.

-- "Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." -- Pablo Picasso

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#1 posted 02-19-2013 01:05 AM

Nice job.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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robert triplett

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#2 posted 02-19-2013 03:18 AM

Nice box. Photos came out strange. The zoom makes them small! It sounds like you did everything right in making a nice present. The miter joint can be weak which is one reason so many use the miter keys. Good idea to finish the outside, but not the inside.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#3 posted 02-20-2013 04:52 PM

Beautiful, it has a simple design but well made box.

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