LumberJocks

Secret walnut Jeweler

  • Advertise with us
Project by Isra posted 11-18-2015 02:31 PM 2742 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the last piece I have made. It is a small box made of walnut and maple. The joinery are secret mitre dovetails. The hardest thing was the dry fit because of the size (difficult to pull out the sides). I was funny to make it. I have som pictures of the process. Like always I used only handtools to make it. It has a small magnet to close it. French polish for the finshing. I hope you like it.
Isra.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com





15 comments so far

View Ivan's profile

Ivan

17282 posts in 4321 days


#1 posted 11-18-2015 04:21 PM

Those thick walls looks nice.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Andre's profile

Andre

5251 posts in 3260 days


#2 posted 11-18-2015 04:30 PM

Beautiful work, I envy your patients! Maple and Walnut are some of my favorite woods.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

View XquietflyX's profile

XquietflyX

339 posts in 2414 days


#3 posted 11-18-2015 04:47 PM

gorgeous work!!!

-- You can tell a lot about your wife by her hands, for example if they are around your throat she's prolly pissed off at you...

View Isra's profile

Isra

135 posts in 2857 days


#4 posted 11-18-2015 06:19 PM

Thanks a lot for your comments. Walnut and maple conbination is one of my favorites too.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

View drewpy's profile

drewpy

1098 posts in 2811 days


#5 posted 11-18-2015 06:26 PM

Nicely done with a beautiful result.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32122 posts in 4320 days


#6 posted 11-18-2015 06:40 PM

This is very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View Isra's profile

Isra

135 posts in 2857 days


#7 posted 11-18-2015 07:46 PM

Thanks a lot!!

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

View KnotCurser's profile

KnotCurser

2040 posts in 4522 days


#8 posted 11-18-2015 09:13 PM

Great work! It’s a shame the thing isn’t see-thru so you can show off the best things about it. :-)

Thanks for sharing this.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: [email protected] / www.rhoadesclan.com

View Isra's profile

Isra

135 posts in 2857 days


#9 posted 11-18-2015 09:18 PM

Thanks a lot Robert, we also call the secret mitre dovetail, the “humility of the woodworker”, lots of work and you see nothing but a mitre.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

View RenditionJake's profile

RenditionJake

8 posts in 2386 days


#10 posted 11-19-2015 12:50 AM

Awesome use of the mitre dovetails! I’ve been practicing mine in hopes that I get them nice enough to begin using in my projects for that clean corner look. Very nice build!

-- Ideas are things!

View ruddy's profile

ruddy

552 posts in 4393 days


#11 posted 11-19-2015 01:28 AM

Superb.
Congratulations on some very skilful work.

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

View Isra's profile

Isra

135 posts in 2857 days


#12 posted 11-19-2015 07:18 AM

Thanks a lot for the comments, I really appreciate them. It is a joint that requieres patient and sharp tools.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

View kenthemadcarpenter's profile

kenthemadcarpenter

124 posts in 2521 days


#13 posted 11-19-2015 02:11 PM

That is really really awesome looking, I love the finnish.

View NIS240SHU's profile

NIS240SHU

8 posts in 2975 days


#14 posted 11-19-2015 02:12 PM

That’s beautiful work! I like that it’s understated in design.

Helder

View Jim Rowe's profile

Jim Rowe

1137 posts in 3766 days


#15 posted 11-19-2015 04:55 PM

Beautiful piece of work.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com