Rosary Box

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Project by John Rossoni posted 07-04-2018 04:49 PM 986 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife makes and collects Rosary’s from all over the world. She has some passed down from generations and when friends travel and they send them to her from everywhere.

She needed a box to keep them in so I got some ambrosia maple and some walnut and made her this box. Was my first time using a planer. I love that I was able to continue the grain on the ambrosia drawers between the drawers. Even the drawer slides are maple.

As you can see, it’s almost time for another one. Loved making this for my wife.

-- John R.

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#1 posted 07-04-2018 04:53 PM

nice box, but please flip the photos next time.

-- Jeff NJ

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#2 posted 07-04-2018 05:09 PM

Looks great John, I like the wood combination you used.

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John Rossoni

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#3 posted 07-04-2018 06:23 PM

@woodchuckerNJ Thanks for the comment.
I would love to be able to flip the pictures but don’t know how. I’ve rotated and re-saved them before I upload them and they still show up sideways on the site.

Do you (or anyone) know how to rotate the pictures once they have been uploaded?

-- John R.

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#4 posted 07-04-2018 07:19 PM

Beautiful work John, I like the drawer slides and the contrasting wood choices, great combo!

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#5 posted 07-04-2018 09:23 PM

Very Nice Box! I’m sure You’re Wife Will Love It!


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#6 posted 07-04-2018 11:07 PM

Hi John. First of all: WELCOME TO LUMBERJOCKS.
That is a beautiful box. it looks like you’ll be requested to make another one soon as that one is full! I love that Ambrosial maple!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 07-05-2018 03:02 AM

Very Nice Box! I m sure You re Wife Will Love It!


- Rick

Much better, now they will not fall out!!!

Nice work on the box.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#8 posted 07-05-2018 09:48 AM

Awesome contrasting look and nice clean straight lines. Handles looks pretty cool.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 07-05-2018 03:30 PM

You have done a wonderful job on this fine rosary display box. Congratulations.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#10 posted 07-05-2018 08:27 PM

well done! I like the materials choice.

-- "The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!" --Artur Schnabel

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#11 posted 07-06-2018 11:03 AM

Welcome aboard John! I had to see what a Rosary Box was – got my attention. I don’t know anyone who collects them but now I know what to build them! Nicely done!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#12 posted 07-07-2018 11:24 PM

Very nice John, simple and clean. Ave Maria!

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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