Cedar Jewelry Box

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Project by gwolfe1977 posted 286 days ago 1012 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box out of Red Cedar. I used a round over bit to round all the outside corners of the box and the lid.
I decided to put feet on the corners rather than a molding all the way around. I used self mortising hinges and finished with 5 coats of Minwax satin pol

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#1 posted 286 days ago

Very, Very Nice. very good talent. keep making it and showing your products

-- Jim Earl

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#2 posted 286 days ago

glad to see you are back at it. sure is some nice cedar.rounding over the edges really softens the look of the box.good work ,see you later.

-- dean2336,nebr.

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#3 posted 286 days ago

Hello Gary,
A very nicely constructed and finished box.
I liked your cutting board project of walnut I saw a few days ago with the band work in it.

No doubt a pleasant change from bashing metal into finished products.

-- Regards Robert

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#4 posted 286 days ago

Looks very attractive, nicely done.

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

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#5 posted 286 days ago

Great job buddy. Love the rounded edges and the feet.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#6 posted 286 days ago

Great work, beautiful job.

-- 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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#7 posted 286 days ago

Great looking jewelry box! I love the color of that cedar. And I bet it smells nice, too!

-- Dean

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#8 posted 286 days ago

That is a beautiful box Gary…. the red cedar looks great and you did an excellent job on it…well done.

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

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#9 posted 285 days ago

Nice job. Looks great. Good choise of grain.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#10 posted 285 days ago

Very nice box…..I think I’d have went with the molding all the way around,,,,,or at least angled the 90 degree ends of the feet…. Just my thought….. Bob

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#11 posted 285 days ago

Nice Gary, the red cedar you picked bright and has great color.

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#12 posted 285 days ago

Thanks everyone for your comments. I really appreciate them very much.
MontanaBob, I had the same thought after the fact. Thanks again!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Gary,Nebraska

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