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Spalted Cherry & Tiger Maple Box

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Project by TechRedneck posted 459 days ago 981 views 1 time 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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TheTalkingGrape

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#1 posted 459 days ago

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#2 posted 459 days ago

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

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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#3 posted 458 days ago

Beautiful wood, great work

-- 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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#4 posted 458 days ago

looks great – excellent choice of wood

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#5 posted 458 days ago

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 458 days ago

well done Mike.

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#7 posted 455 days ago

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 455 days ago

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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