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Project by larson1170 posted 12-27-2013 04:43 PM 836 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Long time listener, first time caller to this site. This is a jewelry box I made for my wife as a Christmas present. Yep I had a hell of a time inlaying the B(her name is Becky). I think I will get a small mirror to cover the back glue marks. The corners are box jointed with a PC 2216 jig and then rounded over. I used Poplar, Walnut and Aspen.





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#1 posted 12-27-2013 05:36 PM

First off welcome and great first post… Happy wife = happy wife! LOL or in our case more woodworking tools…. Like the top as with the different levels and inlay.

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

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#2 posted 12-27-2013 05:52 PM

I like the way the two levels came out now. But they were kind of mandated because I couldn’t get the top to open cleanly with the way I had the curves cut in. Oh well, live and learn.

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#3 posted 12-27-2013 06:36 PM

Good job and welcome to LJs

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#4 posted 12-27-2013 07:04 PM

Looks great. I think a jewelry box is required for every wife that allows the purchase of tools. I personally don’t even want to think about how much I spend. I love the ‘B’ as well. It adds a lot to the overall appearance.

-- "The doctor said I should drink more for my mental health. By the way, I now refer to myself as, The Doctor."

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#5 posted 12-27-2013 08:09 PM

Very attractive!

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#6 posted 12-27-2013 08:09 PM

Nice looking jewelry box. Welcome to LJ,S. Will look forward to more of your projects.

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#7 posted 12-28-2013 12:43 AM

Very beautiful jewelry box. I think the wife should be very happy! Welcome to lumberjocks and I look forward to seeing more of your work

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#8 posted 12-28-2013 01:50 AM

Love the inlay, and the design you came up with. Great job. Welcome to LJ’s

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#9 posted 12-28-2013 03:45 AM

Very nice work! Welcome to Lumberjocks! I’m sure your wife was extremely happy with the gift!

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#10 posted 12-28-2013 04:38 AM

Very nice looking box. Well done.

-- Tom D

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