various styles of jewelry boxes

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Project by phillip butler posted 251 days ago 846 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got busy during Oct and Nov experimenting with different shapes, styles and types of jewelry boxes. laminating some woods of contrasting colors such as maple and purpleheart. or using a single species for the carcase and using different wood for the drawer fronts . Still deciding which style I like the best-i.e. number of drawers (1 to four) ; horizontal or vertical alignments; drawer pulls, finger holes or holes in the back; lined or unlined drawers (felt or suedetex); trying out types and uses of finishes: shellac ,lacquer, various oils. so many out there I haven’t tried yet. fun stuff!
I have found titebond 3 glue to be excellent for laminating large blanks.

I want to thank Lois Ventura for her instructive book. I recommend beginning bandsaw enthusiasts checkout her book-”Building Beautiful Boxes with your bandsaw”. its well worth your time if you are new to using bandsaws.

-- phil, nevada

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#1 posted 251 days ago

Very nice looking BS boxes Phil…fun to build aren’t they

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#2 posted 251 days ago

Clean lines, well executed. Very nice work…

-- Paul, Tennessee,

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#3 posted 251 days ago

Fabulous band saw box! The execution is flawless! Way to go!

-- "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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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 251 days ago

Very nice looking work

-- 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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#5 posted 250 days ago

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Sharing.


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

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 250 days ago

Very nice designs and choice of wood for them!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 250 days ago

Great looking boxes!!!

Thanks for sharing!!!


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#8 posted 246 days ago

Fantastic band saw boxes! Great shapes and attractive wood combo. Well done!

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