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Inlayed Jewelry box for Mom

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Project by John posted 163 days ago 791 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished a jewelry box for my mom. The box is tiger maple with black dyed pear wood inlay. The interior dividers and tray are cherry and suede. The finish is French polished dewaxed shellac.

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Northwest29

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#1 posted 163 days ago

Lovely box -

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 163 days ago

Very nice box John, the tiger maple looks great…nice job.

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#3 posted 163 days ago

Beautiful work, thank you for sharing

-- Pete in NC

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 163 days ago

This is beautiful and nicely done. It’s a wonderful gift for your Mom.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 163 days ago

Mom should be very happy, Great Box!

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

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#6 posted 162 days ago

Definitely a labor of love, as it should be.

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#7 posted 162 days ago

beautiful box

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Jasonjenkins

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#8 posted 162 days ago

Really good inlay. Very clean. Did you cut the inlay with a router or by hand or just what? NICE!

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JL7

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#9 posted 162 days ago

That is really a beauty! Lucky Mom….......

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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justoneofme

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#10 posted 152 days ago

What a lovely gift for your mother John! Very fine woodworking and inlay … I love your use of that beautifully grained Tiger Maple, and the professional touch used in the completion inside as well :)

-- Elaine in Duncan

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McCoy's Woodworking

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#11 posted 152 days ago

Well done, Sir! Very nice piece! I wish I could make one for my Mother.

-- "Well Done is better than Well Said." ~ Benjamin Franklin

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