Jewelry Box - Anniversary Present

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Project by AaronS posted 137 days ago 636 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A jewelry box I made my wife for our anniversary. This is the first time I have attempted a jewelry box and I think it turned out fairly well. It is made from red oak and padauk. I used double sided tape to secure the velvet to the dividers. Cutting all the little pieces of velvet was probably the biggest pain in the butt of the entire project. I cut the 1”x4” oak boards in half to put the 3/4” pieces of padauk in the middle and used my table saw spline jig to cut all the splines. I use a Freud FTG blade in my table saw to cut the boards and the splines. I am very happy with this blade. I did not need a jointer to go over the cuts after I made them. I cut a rabbet in the lid bottom so it sits securely.

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#1 posted 137 days ago

wow, that is beautiful, great work

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#2 posted 137 days ago

Your wife will love it !....excellent work

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#3 posted 137 days ago

That’s gorgeous, I really liked the feet.

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#4 posted 136 days ago

That jewelry box turned out more than fairly well it turned out great. Beautiful wood nice design and very well made. Excellent job and thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 136 days ago

Thank you everyone for the great comments

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#6 posted 136 days ago

Nice design really well done.

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#7 posted 133 days ago

Elegant looking box! Great design, the padauk strip really stand out. I bet wife was happy. Great work!

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