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Project by Terry Ferguson posted 478 days ago 1313 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Using the box joint jig, that I made recently and tested with the small keepsake box, I made this jewelry box. It also uses ash and cherry and the same laminating approach of alternating woods in an attempt to produce an interesting effect with the end grain on the joints which turned out to be mildly successful. The two trays can be lifted out to reveal a third storage area at the bottom – not so much a secret hiding place as one to keep infrequently used jewelry. The lid panel is two pieces of spalted red oak that are proud and pillowed.

Pallet boards, found wood, and scraps of maple, ash, cherry, alder, poplar, walnut, lyptus, and red oak. Tray bottoms are covered with tan felt. Danish oil and two coats of WB Poly

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon





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Ken90712

14821 posts in 1785 days


#1 posted 478 days ago

What a great looking box, the joints are great and the splines are really nice. The trays look great as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Monte Pittman

13208 posts in 934 days


#2 posted 478 days ago

Great construction, beautiful build

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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CalgaryGeoff

936 posts in 1078 days


#3 posted 478 days ago

Great detail work. The little lift out trays are fantastic, and the idea you used to make handles for each works perfectly! Great build.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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gfadvm

10533 posts in 1286 days


#4 posted 478 days ago

Nice box with very clean/precise joinery throughout.

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

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Liggy

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#5 posted 478 days ago

Inspiring!

-- Liggy, at woodlaughs.com

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Roger

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#6 posted 477 days ago

Mighty fine build. Those box joints look gr8

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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