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Project by mike1950 posted 07-14-2013 at 07:40 PM 1433 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am making 5 of these stand-up jewelry boxes. The one on the left is done. I can’t disclose the woods in it until it gets to someone. The other is soft maple frame work and cherry burl drawers with cherry insets. Cherry legs. There is a lot of work in these. Cherry is finished but waiting for same handles. I have a persimmon with olive drawer fronts- walnut with figured walnut drawers and insets and a hard maple with spalted maple drawers and curly maple insets. They are all pretty much finished. Labor intensive but fun. Mortise and tennon framework- bridal joint doors and lids and dovetailed drawers. Enjoy!!!

-- "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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#2 posted 07-14-2013 at 08:19 PM

Wow Mike they are beautiful….just stunning as is your work always….great job.

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#3 posted 07-14-2013 at 09:06 PM

came out great!

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#4 posted 07-16-2013 at 06:25 AM

Great looking boxes. I think the recipients will be really thrilled with these.

-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#5 posted 07-17-2013 at 03:18 AM

zowie..super nice.

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#6 posted 07-18-2013 at 06:40 AM

Fantastic jewelry boxes! Awesome design, great joinery and gorgeous wood combo. Outstanding work!

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#7 posted 07-18-2013 at 06:45 AM

Thanks everyone- boxes are fun- you get to use very special pieces of wood.

-- "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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