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6 Jewelry Chests

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Project by CalgaryBill posted 326 days ago 1264 views 8 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently completed six jewelry chests using a variety of woods. In the back row (l to r) are Pecan and Maple, Zebrawood and Walnut, Curly Maple and Goncalo Alves. In the front row (l to r) are Birdseye Maple and Cherry, Walnut and Cherry, Cherry and Walnut. The Curly Maple and Goncalo Alves chest is shown in more detail. All finished with four coats of Deft Danish Oil and then, after curing, buffed with the Beall buffing system.

-- Calgary Bill





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Jim Rowe

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#1 posted 326 days ago

These are all very nice. I like the contrasts you have achieved with the different wood combinations. Lucky recipients if they are gifts, lucky purchasers if you are selling them.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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degoose

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#2 posted 326 days ago

Absolutely Fabulous…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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BTimmons

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#3 posted 326 days ago

Wow. You’ve been busy!

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

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maplerock

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#4 posted 326 days ago

Nice work. I appreciate the time and effort necessary to accomplish these beautiful pieces.

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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Surfside

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#5 posted 326 days ago

Cool wood project. Those chests are well designed and gorgeous.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 326 days ago

Very nicely done—each and every one! Great looking wood choices.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 326 days ago

Really nice work. Great looking boxes.

-- 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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littlecope

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#8 posted 326 days ago

Elegant Work Bill, those are some mighty fine looking Jewelry Boxes!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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kiefer

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#9 posted 326 days ago

Nice design and wood selection and combinations of grain pattern and colour .
Very well done ,great looking boxes.

-- Kiefer 松

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aussiedave

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#10 posted 326 days ago

Beautiful jewelry boxes you did an awesome job… quite the production line.

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

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shopdog

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#11 posted 326 days ago

beautiful boxes.

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 325 days ago

These are all beautiful. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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staryder

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#13 posted 324 days ago

Beautiful Boxes and great post thank you so much for sharing….

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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Spoontaneous

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#14 posted 323 days ago

Very nice box work!!!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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Fishinbo

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#15 posted 323 days ago

They all look fantastic. Great design and wood combo and excellent execution. Whoever gets one is very lucky.

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