Walnut and Oak Jewelry Box

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Project by gwolfe1977 posted 01-29-2014 07:08 PM 13886 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box with walnut and red oak. It measures 10 1/2×8 x 4 3/4. I cut the lid flush with the box, rounded all the corners and finished with 6 coats of Minwax satin poly.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#1 posted 01-29-2014 07:10 PM

Very clean and nice job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 01-29-2014 09:45 PM

you got one by me. i like it,nice and clean looking.later.

-- dean2336,nebr.

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#3 posted 01-29-2014 10:51 PM

Nice work.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#4 posted 01-29-2014 11:58 PM

Well done!!
I like it!

-- Measure twice and try not to cut your thumbs off!

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#5 posted 01-30-2014 12:40 AM

Great looking box. Very soothing with nice miters.

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

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#6 posted 01-30-2014 12:58 AM

Great job buddy. Love the design and craftsmanship

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#7 posted 01-30-2014 01:45 AM

Awesome job! Very clean, love the wood choices and finish.

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#8 posted 01-30-2014 12:29 PM

Beautiful box Gary, nice design inside and out. The wood is beautiful and the finish makes the grain really stand out. Excellent work.

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

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#9 posted 01-30-2014 01:09 PM

Thank you for the nice comments! !

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#10 posted 01-30-2014 11:37 PM

Very Neat work Gary!!! You always do very clean and tight joints. I like the way the top/ Lid of the box indents in, another appealing aspect of the finished project.

I can see you doing segmented boxes in the future.

Good work!!


-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#11 posted 02-03-2014 04:46 PM

Looks great and well crafted. Very nice wood colors and clean lines. Great job!

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