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Spalted Cherry & Tiger Maple Box

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Project by TechRedneck posted 05-20-2013 03:31 AM 1061 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a graduation gift for my Grand Daughter. It is my second try at a jewelry box. Solid spalted cherry top and some tiger maple sides. Lined with black felt and incorporates solid brass hinges.

Did the joints with my Incra Lite Jig on the router, made a kerfmaker jig for the dividers. Three coats of Danish oil and two coats of hand rubbed wax.

-- Mike.... West Virginia. "Man is a tool using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.". T Carlyle





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#2 posted 05-20-2013 07:48 AM

Very nice little box. I’m sure she’ll love it

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#3 posted 05-20-2013 09:20 AM

Beautiful wood, great work

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

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#4 posted 05-20-2013 01:11 PM

looks great – excellent choice of wood

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#5 posted 05-20-2013 01:46 PM

I agree with everybody. Nice work and nice wood. The stripes of the Maple look good in a vertical orientation.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#6 posted 05-20-2013 06:58 PM

well done Mike.

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#7 posted 05-23-2013 01:40 PM

Very pretty box especially the top with those wood patterns. Simple design but really well made. Like the dovetails. Great work!

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#8 posted 05-24-2013 03:20 AM

IMPECABLE CARPINTERÍA MIKE
Y EXCELENTE DISEÑO :-D
TODO HECHO DE LA MEJOR MANERA!!!!!

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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