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Project by PlaneGuy posted 07-16-2013 06:15 PM 1005 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few years back I had promised my significant other a unique jewelry box. As she often says, “you can never build something simple”. I had to wait until I found the right woods that spoke to me. The larger box is hers and I think she is pleased with the results of her long wait. The other box I built for my best friend’s daughter’s graduation, after all I was responsible for introducing him to his future wife.The larger box is made from a single piece of highly figured walnut with Birdseye maple drawer pulls and spalted maple drawers. The second box is also from a single piece of walnut with Birdseye maple. The front legs are a tapered mirrored pattern of downward cascading lines that remind me of the Chinese painting stylization of very vertical descending mountains. The photo doesn’t really capture this detail.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 07-16-2013 06:18 PM

These are all real nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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BTimmons

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#2 posted 07-16-2013 07:08 PM

Those are both really cool. I especially like the walnut bodied one.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 07-16-2013 10:42 PM

Wow, two very very nice jewelry boxes….great job they are beautiful.

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

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 07-17-2013 09:24 AM

Great work on Both!!! Made one for Blondie a while back as well. Love walnut.

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

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Boxguy

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#5 posted 07-18-2013 12:18 AM

PG, this is such great work I hope we don’t have to wait another 3 years and 10 months to get the next post. I really like the form and the little details you have added to both of them. Next time post them one at a time and show more shots of each so we can better appreciate what a fine job you have done on the finished product. I like the leg design and the pulls. Really well done projects. Thanks for sharing. Keep boxing and keep sharing.

-- Big Al in IN

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 07-19-2013 03:29 PM

Those are really pretty jewelry boxes! Each box has special features, gorgeous wood combo and beautiful finish. I’m sure the new owners will love them. Great job!

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