Purple Heart Jewelry Box

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Project by Chad posted 267 days ago 1534 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a simple purple heart and maple jewlery box

-- Chad, Fort Mcmurray, Isle Aux Morts

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#1 posted 267 days ago

Wow, really nice work Chad!

I’ve been thinking it’s time to scale my projects back to something more bite size….and to get some experience with dovetailing and or finger joints….and boxes are the answer to that…

I do enjoy the contrast betwixt purple heart and maple.
Great job!

-- I don't know what this is going to be like, but there's only one way to find out..........

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#2 posted 267 days ago

This box looks so good. The wood is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#3 posted 267 days ago

Thanks guys means alot. The bite size are more out of necessity as hardware is so hard to get. Would love to do larger projects but other that ply and oak, maple and pine its sleem pickings.


-- Chad, Fort Mcmurray, Isle Aux Morts

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#4 posted 267 days ago

Very nice purple heart and maple jewelry box Chad… I like the heart on the inside, very nice….well done.

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

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#5 posted 267 days ago

Very nice, good job!

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#6 posted 267 days ago

Nice box. I like that wood combination also. I’m in the process of building my daughter a jewelry box with the same wood. Did you have to let the purple heart sit for awhile before you finished it to let the deep purple hue come back?

-- Andy, Waxahachie, Tx.

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#7 posted 267 days ago

Good job! Great wood combination. Really like the heart lift on the tray, nice touch.

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

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#8 posted 267 days ago

Nice looking box. Great idea with the lift out heart handle.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#9 posted 267 days ago

This is really cool. Absolutely beautiful. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#10 posted 267 days ago

Very Beautiful!!!

I love the contrast of purple heart and maple…the spalting is beautiful!!!

Thanks for sharing.


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#11 posted 266 days ago

Very attractive—nice work!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#12 posted 263 days ago

That box is fantastic. Great design and the purple heart is stunning with maple. Great job!

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