ribbon jewelry box

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Project by sungy posted 253 days ago 1144 views 12 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi 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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#1 posted 253 days ago

Very Nice work! Thanks For Sharing!


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#2 posted 253 days ago

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

-- Vince

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#3 posted 253 days ago

Excellent work! Congratulations on a great project.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 253 days ago

Brilliant work, great choice of timbers.

-- Regards Robert

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#5 posted 253 days ago

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 love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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#6 posted 253 days ago

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 253 days ago

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 253 days ago

Those are awesome!


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#9 posted 252 days ago

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

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#10 posted 252 days ago

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

-- Tom D

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#11 posted 252 days ago

Nice work be proud of your effort.

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#12 posted 252 days ago

This is a beautiful box and I love the design.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#13 posted 251 days ago

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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#14 posted 250 days ago

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

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