Simple box-curly maple, zebra wood, and walnut cover with bored walnut base.

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Forum topic by SG6578 posted 02-28-2015 03:45 AM 935 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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02-28-2015 03:45 AM

Topic tags/keywords: cnc mill jewelry box simple build homemade

This is my first project after getting back into woodworking so I wanted to keep it simple yet decorative. I bored out the single piece 12/4 walnut base on a prototrak knee mill running a 3/4 hss endmill at the maximum 3200rpm of the machine. Using a larger cutter allowed me to achieve a better quality of finish with limited rpms. Sanded out nicely.

I made dados for the zebrawood in a solid piece of curly maple and biscuit jointed the pieces of walnut on the ends. Then I routed the an island roughly .010 smaller on all sides to compensate for swelling. No hinges. Made four indents for finger slots on the ends. Then sanded smooth.

Approx 11 1/2×7 outside dimensions with 3/4 walls.

Will finish this weekend and post a few more pictures.

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#1 posted 03-01-2015 09:03 PM

Looks good from what I can see. The pictures are tiny on my 24” monitor.

-- Rick M,

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