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Asian Jewelry Box

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Project by jwisbey posted 02-26-2013 12:00 AM 1032 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an Asian inspired jewelry box I created for my mother’s birthday. This is my first attempt at box joints using a Leigh Dovetail jig. Went together very easy with tight joints. This is the first project where I let the wood grain dictate the project and I think it turned out very well. I used brass rods to connect the Black Palm handle. I used a cove raised panel bit for the upper portion of the top and a table-top bit for the bottom portion. I used iron acetate to stain the oak top which turned out very dark like I wanted. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.





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gfadvm

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#1 posted 02-26-2013 02:11 AM

Nice job. What is that wood on the front face of the box?

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

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#2 posted 02-26-2013 02:14 AM

Looks great, you did a good job for sure.

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jwisbey

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#3 posted 02-26-2013 03:11 AM

All of the box is out of a single cherry board. I have never seen that grain pattern on cherry before.

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 02-26-2013 04:37 AM

That is some very unusual cherry. Thanks for the reply.

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

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 02-26-2013 02:34 PM

nice looking box. the grain pattern in the cherry is outstanding. Your box joints look very good.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 02-27-2013 07:37 PM

Stunning box! Like the design and the joints are awesome and the grain on wood is amazing.

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