Walnut Jewelry Box

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Project by wiskeyweasel posted 05-01-2018 09:49 PM 1549 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Simple, but tedious little box. I really focused on getting everything just right and dead square. Doing so made the build time stretch out a bit, but the result was worth it. First box I’ve ever made that didn’t have a little wobble.

Construction is all walnut with maple pins and handles. Card scaped the hell out of it and finished it off with arm-r-seal, then a light wax and buff. Draw bottoms are done in black felt.

-- They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.

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#1 posted 05-01-2018 09:59 PM

Very nice jewelry box really like the maple handles with the walnut


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#2 posted 05-01-2018 11:44 PM

Real nice ! Your effort paid off. Love the simplicity, clean lines, and the contrast of the maple. Well done !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#3 posted 05-02-2018 01:37 AM

Great wood combo, well done.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#4 posted 05-02-2018 06:08 AM

Lovely curves and dovel inserts.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 05-02-2018 03:31 PM

Very Nice Indeed! & Well Done Also!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#6 posted 05-02-2018 06:21 PM

Simple and elegant! The little details really caught my attention like that round over on the top corner of the side pieces. And the wood color is beautiful! One thing I noticed on most of the boxes is the unusual grain patterns and colors.

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#7 posted 05-02-2018 06:38 PM

This is a beautiful box and so nicely done.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#8 posted 05-04-2018 04:58 AM

Another in a listing of really nice boxes. Awesome wood, used to the maximum.

Thanks for sharing

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