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Jewellery Box (Art Deco style)

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Project by paulg posted 11-02-2013 09:35 PM 1228 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Reclaimed solid mahogany jewellery box with figured sycamore top inlaid in an Art Deco style with solid purpleheart and centuries old bog oak.
There are three layers , the bottom layer is open and is the overall size of the box , the middle layer is a tray the overall size of the box partitioned into various sizes , the top layer comprises of 3 separate trays partitioned to accommodate various sizes of jewellery. all three layers are lined in a lavender coloured suede/like material.

-- paulg,North Norfolk,England.





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Gary

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#1 posted 11-02-2013 09:48 PM

Super nice work. Someone will be mighty proud to receive it.

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

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RogerBean

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#2 posted 11-02-2013 09:53 PM

Paul,
Tasteful design, flawlessly executed. Very nice, indeed.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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DanielP

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#3 posted 11-02-2013 10:27 PM

I agree with Roger, “flawlessly executed”. It is also unique and I love the pattern on top. I suspect the picture doesn’t do it justice.

Dan P

-- Dan P.

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 11-02-2013 10:29 PM

Outstanding in all respects—very nicely don.

-- 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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#5 posted 11-02-2013 10:39 PM

Very cool lid, very nicely done

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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489tad

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#6 posted 11-02-2013 11:09 PM

Fantastic. Great craftsmanship.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 11-03-2013 12:10 AM

A most excellent job on this one!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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CalgaryGeoff

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#8 posted 11-03-2013 12:16 AM

Good grief another favorite from this website, I like the lines of this box, it has a “feel” to it even through the photo, Very well done, the quality is perfect. Crisp, clean, bold, minimalisttic, very cool. I also like the choice of hinge too. You should post more often, great talent.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 11-03-2013 12:34 AM

Very cool,extra nice details and very clean build

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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OakHill

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#10 posted 11-03-2013 12:59 AM

Both beautiful in design and functional as well. Excellent job.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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Rick

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#11 posted 11-03-2013 09:22 AM

Very Nice Piece Of Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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paulg

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#12 posted 11-03-2013 12:28 PM

Well, thankyou everyone for your kind comments, I think the photo could have been better to show the purpleheart up better.

-- paulg,North Norfolk,England.

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Fishinbo

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#13 posted 11-06-2013 03:49 PM

Gorgeous and unique box! Like the beautiful top and wood combo. It is well crafted inside and out. Excellent job!

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