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Project by JeremyPringle posted 247 days ago 1907 views 5 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a jewellery box that I just finished making. It box itself is made from cherry. I decided to cut the cove after I had cut the lid off, I think it looks pretty good.

The lid is made from cherry, walnut and maple veneer with birdseye maple edging, and the inside of the lid panel is curly cherry veneer. The trays are cherry with walnut bottoms, and the ledge that they sit on is Spanish cedar.

The finish on the box is three coats of tried and true and then wax. The lid has several coats of blonde shellac, buffed out and then waxed.

Thanks for looking.





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shipwright

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#1 posted 247 days ago

Nice Jeremy. You will excel with your upcoming chevy.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 247 days ago

great looking box. The pattern on the top looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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hoss12992

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#3 posted 247 days ago

Wow, great job, this is really cool

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deon

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#4 posted 247 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Brit

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#5 posted 247 days ago

Lovely job Jeremy. Your accuracy in the cutting really shows in the end result.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 247 days ago

Great work, these are fun to make….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Schwieb

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#7 posted 247 days ago

Jeremy, This is a really nice. I’m thinking about how in the world you get all those little pieces perfectly sized and lined up to secure them to the substrate.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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stefang

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#8 posted 247 days ago

Wonderful Jerremy!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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BobWemm

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#9 posted 247 days ago

That is absolutely beautiful.
Thank you for showing.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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tinnman65

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#10 posted 247 days ago

Very nice work Jeremy. I’m glad you showed a picture of the box opened so we could see that very nice wood under the lid.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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Michael Wilson

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#11 posted 247 days ago

That’s excellent.

Those seams are really tight.

My glue ups tend to look like I did my finishing work with a chainsaw.

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 247 days ago

Wow! Jeremy this is a real eye catcher. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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tefinn

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#13 posted 247 days ago

Really great looking box!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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JeremyPringle

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#14 posted 246 days ago

Thanks everyone.

Dr Ken, I show and talk about the jig I made to make the parallelograms in this blog post..
http://lumberjocks.com/JeremyPringle/blog/37085

Once I have them all I assemble them all on a large board and I use green masking tape to keep everything together. Then I use old brown glue and my unfinished moxon vice as the press to do the panel glue up. I bought a veneer press screw, but I have not made the press yet. That’s in the near future as well.

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kiefer

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#15 posted 246 days ago

Wow that is some precision veneer work and the whole box looks great !

-- Kiefer 松

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