Dark Walnut Jewelry Box In It's Natural State, Hidden Compartment Bandsaw Box

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Project by Blackie_ posted 03-14-2013 04:24 PM 1706 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pictured: I made this jewelry box from the log of dark walnut leaving it in it’s natural state along with the primitive and natural looking lid, this box offers a pull out tray along with a false bottom door leading to a hidden compartment, to open the false bottom door you simply push down on one side lifting the other to remove the door, also displayed in one of the photos, it measures 9” across and 4 1/2” high, it is finished in one coat of tung oil and three coats of wipe on poly with a final coat of paste wax.

Thanks for looking

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-14-2013 04:32 PM

Beautiful. I like the way these look.

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

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#2 posted 03-14-2013 04:44 PM

Looks great Randy! Like the finish!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 03-14-2013 05:54 PM

really nice, i like the false bottom, and i always love walnut…i dont know how far you sand it to , but at least 400 really brings out the beauty of walnut…im sure you know that …but…just a mention, great job

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 03-14-2013 06:44 PM

Pretty,I like this one a lot!! Great job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#5 posted 03-14-2013 08:09 PM

Thanks for the nice comments.

Grizz, I sand all of my projects down to 600 as best as I can. :)

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#6 posted 03-14-2013 11:10 PM

Me too! Turned out nice Randy.

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#7 posted 03-14-2013 11:13 PM

Sneaky sneaky.. Very nice. Looks like glass

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 03-15-2013 12:23 AM

You are getting quite innovative with your bandsaw boxes…! Excellent…

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

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#9 posted 03-15-2013 01:04 AM

9” across? That’s a big un. Love the walnut and the secret compartment.

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

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#10 posted 03-18-2013 02:45 PM

Looks terrific, like the natural shape and hidden storage. The incredible finish sets it off.

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