Arched jewelry box

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Project by mike1950 posted 06-30-2013 02:37 AM 1789 views 8 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bent laminated white oak frame and curved panels. Not too hard once you make the forms. Something about making arched flat work fascinates me. Carcass and door frame are mortise and tenon. Door insets and drawer faces are bookmatched Gancolo alves. Feet are off of an antique clock.

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#1 posted 06-30-2013 03:22 AM

That’s a lovely piece. Pretty unique.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#2 posted 06-30-2013 03:25 AM

Very cool

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

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#3 posted 06-30-2013 03:26 AM

Good looking project and nicely constructed.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 06-30-2013 03:29 AM

I can see why it fascinates you given those lovely door panels.
Nice hinge work, great build. Very smooth.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#5 posted 06-30-2013 03:32 AM

Very nice looking jewelry box. Reminds me of the radio my dad use to play when I was a kid. Gancolo alves is a beautiful wood. Again, nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 06-30-2013 04:10 AM

Wow….beautiful wood and I love the design arched like that…excellent work.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#8 posted 06-30-2013 08:00 AM

Impressive piece of work. congratulations

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#9 posted 06-30-2013 02:48 PM

Cool and wonderful design,nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 06-30-2013 04:35 PM

What a beautiful box !

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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#11 posted 06-30-2013 06:46 PM

I love seeing new designs like this. Really nice work

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#12 posted 07-01-2013 12:56 AM

VERY impressive job! One of the nicest jewelry boxes I’ve seen. And gorgeous woods.

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

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#13 posted 07-02-2013 04:44 PM

Amazing work on that gorgeous box. It’s beautiful inside and out, top notch quality. Like every detail of it, great design and build.

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#14 posted 08-11-2014 12:23 PM

Very very very cool. Luv the feet. I like iron and wood combos

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

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