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Project by jimi posted 12-17-2008 07:48 PM 1929 views 11 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a recently completed jewelry box. It is made of cherry with walnut accents. It was my first try at mitered keys and making a continuous grain box. It is bascially the box from a recent Fine Woodworking accept that I routed feet into the bottom. Thanks for looking.

-- Jim, SE PA





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dustygirl

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#1 posted 12-17-2008 08:18 PM

Very nice job.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#2 posted 12-18-2008 01:15 AM

well done

-- RKWoods

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#3 posted 12-18-2008 02:59 AM

That’s a nice looking box. Simple design, nice wood, well built. I like the simple cutout for the lid.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#4 posted 12-18-2008 03:48 AM

Very nice! I love the continuous grain. I’m learning, so I want to know, how did you line the box? I’m bound and determined to line my next box, so any good advice is appreciated. Andy (Craven’s shop assistant)

-- let the chips fly!

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#5 posted 12-18-2008 04:13 AM

Nice job! I especially like the lift out tray! Very nice!!

-- Joe

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#6 posted 12-18-2008 04:59 AM

I bought self adhesive velvet from Rockler. I cut poster board to fit the inside of the box then I stuck the velvet to the poster board and then scored the velvet with a utility knife and cut it with scissors. I glued the poster board with the velvet on it to the inside of the box. I found this to be the easiest way to cut the velvet accurately but others may have better ideas. Thanks for the nice comments.

-- Jim, SE PA

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#7 posted 12-18-2008 05:24 AM

Sweet box. Walnut and cherry are great contrasts.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#8 posted 12-18-2008 01:26 PM

Perfect color and proportions. Great job.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 12-18-2008 04:22 PM

Good lookin’ box – it’s a Jimi thing.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over two decades.

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#10 posted 12-20-2008 02:56 AM

Thanks for your advice. I’ll try it on my next box! Andy

-- let the chips fly!

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#11 posted 10-14-2009 03:03 AM

sweet i like looking at different boxes yours looks much better cuz it has the tray i have the book so i know which one it is your talking about i want to try my hand at the same box i think i will u forced me to.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://[email protected]

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#12 posted 10-14-2009 03:06 AM

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