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Project by sungy posted 11-12-2013 05:50 AM 1521 views 12 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi guys.christmas is around the corner, so i made two of these ribbon jewelry box for christmas grifts.
I use curly maple and purple heart for this project, the box size is 10 inch x 5×6. I put a mirror behind the back cover and frame it with thin trim. installing the quadrant hinge toke some time, i wish they make these hinge a few more degree more than 90, so you can see the necklace on you went you put it on. small knots for the flip up necklace holder is hard to find so i made it on the lathe. (the flip up tray i got this idea from good fellows here ) the ring holder is nothing more than roll up felts hot glue to the bottom of the tray. i use three coats of lacquer. over all it was fun making these jewelry box. thanks





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Rick

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#1 posted 11-12-2013 06:08 AM

Very Nice work! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

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#2 posted 11-12-2013 08:00 AM

Beautiful box, I like how thin you made your ribbon.

-- Vince

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#3 posted 11-12-2013 09:45 AM

Excellent work! Congratulations on a great project.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 11-12-2013 10:36 AM

Brilliant work, great choice of timbers.

-- Regards Robert

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#5 posted 11-12-2013 11:27 AM

Wonderful piece. I picked up several ideas. Going into my favorites now. I want to make some for my girls. May I please steal. Thanks

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#6 posted 11-12-2013 11:45 AM

Two beautiful jewellery boxes and beautiful wood. You did a great job on the ribbons…well done.

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

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#7 posted 11-12-2013 08:08 PM

I love them, just beautiful! Great choice of woods for contrast. One of those ribbons is on my bucket list. Thanks for the share -

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#8 posted 11-12-2013 08:10 PM

Those are awesome!

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Roger

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#9 posted 11-13-2013 01:18 AM

These are mighty fine. Very nice designs also. Both, really beautiful!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#10 posted 11-13-2013 05:49 AM

Great workmanship, they look excellent. Nice work on the interior too.

-- Tom D

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#11 posted 11-13-2013 02:20 PM

Nice work be proud of your effort.

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#12 posted 11-13-2013 02:22 PM

This is a beautiful box and I love the design.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#13 posted 11-14-2013 01:43 PM

What beautiful boxes. Im impressed you have them done for Christmas. I just started a couple of small boxes, one with ribbon. The ribbon work you’ve done looks great. Finish, wood selection and the necklace box, right in the favorites.

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

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Fishinbo

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#14 posted 11-15-2013 03:16 PM

Wonderful boxes, gorgeous design and wood choices. The ribbon really stand out. They make great gifts indeed. Excellent work!

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#15 posted 07-16-2015 09:54 AM

So I loved this project so much that I am currently making a very similar one for my fiancĂ© as a wedding present. I beefed up the dimensions a little, so it’s closer to shoe box size and might actually contain 3 trays if I can get them to fit.

I’m really curious how the flip up necklace holder is working out? Do the necklaces get tangled or anything? I’m almost done with the outside box and bow, so I will be designing the trays as soon as I cut the lid off and measure what space I have to work with.

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