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Project by Beezle posted 03-09-2013 05:08 AM 1920 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Actually a small drawer, this is my first jewelry box design. Alaskan yellow cedar, wenge and cherry for the internal frame.

Finish is French polish. Joinery is Festool Dominoes, but the mortices were cut on a CNC milling machine rather than the Festool tool.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 03-09-2013 05:40 AM

Very cool.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 03-09-2013 08:38 AM

Let me be the first to say that I love the Star Trek communicator handle! Very nice design overall, and well executed!

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#3 posted 03-09-2013 09:54 AM

Great looking box, very nice design and build. I think the black background in the photo makes it very difficult to see properly. May it’s it just me.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 03-09-2013 01:42 PM

Beautiful design and build. Love the cedar.

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

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#5 posted 03-09-2013 01:50 PM

Very nice box. I like the look of the wenge. Thank you for posting the french polish blog.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 03-09-2013 02:24 PM

great design. A very nice looking box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 03-09-2013 02:46 PM

Very nice box and absolutely beautiful and unusual.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#8 posted 03-09-2013 05:31 PM

Very nice!

-- Ron Wilson - maker of fine firewood!

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#9 posted 03-09-2013 08:32 PM

Beautifu jewelry box! I’m sure whomever you give it to will love it!

-- Dean

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#10 posted 03-09-2013 10:11 PM

Nice contrast and design.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#11 posted 03-09-2013 10:18 PM

So cool!

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#12 posted 03-09-2013 10:33 PM

Thanks for the kind words.

stefang – I agree about the photos. I was trying to figure out how to photograph the shiny finish. I’ve always struggled with that for some reason.

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#13 posted 03-10-2013 09:56 AM

Very unique. Beautiful

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

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