Tudor rose jewellery box

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Project by CJay posted 09-14-2013 11:49 AM 2477 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Jewellery box made in oak. Hand cut dovetails (the first dovetails i’ve cut in over a year).
Three lined trays, all removable. Brusso stop hinges, and a simple lock and key to keep it closed.
In the top a simplified Tudor rose is inlayed in black walnut.

-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - -

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#1 posted 09-14-2013 12:11 PM

Extremely nice with an almost simplistic beauty. Your Tudor rose is outstanding.

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#2 posted 09-14-2013 02:16 PM

This is a real nice jewelry box. It looks so clean and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 09-14-2013 02:46 PM

Looks very nice, I agree with Hillbilly, from the outside the box is beautiful in its simplicity. The inside trays seem to be where the detail was, which makes the piece functional. Well done CJay.

-- If the iron is blunt, and one does not sharpen the edge, he must use more strength, but wisdom helps one to succeed. - Ecclesiastes 10:10

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#4 posted 09-14-2013 02:52 PM

Any thoughts I had have been said! nice craftsmanship!

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#5 posted 09-14-2013 08:45 PM

Very nice. I really like this one.
Well done.


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#6 posted 09-14-2013 11:40 PM

Beautiful. That’s a real eye catcher

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

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#7 posted 09-15-2013 12:45 AM

Beautiful box Chris…you did an excellent job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#8 posted 09-15-2013 03:28 AM

Nice clean crisp design, excellent workmanship. A very handsome box.

-- Tom D

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#9 posted 09-15-2013 10:06 AM

I like everything about it, very nice, I have some red oak in my inventory nice to see it takes an inlay very well as I’ve been wanting to try out my Milescraft 1207 kit.

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#10 posted 09-17-2013 04:10 PM

Your addition of the hand cut dovetails & the inlayed rose really set this apart.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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