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Jewelry box - Zebrawood and cherry

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Project by Gregg M. posted 08-10-2018 06:39 PM 1750 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Simple jewelry box made from zebrawood and cherry. Finished with 2 coats GF Arm R Seal satin . Box has Brusso hinges, is lined with a material over a foam board insert and has removable dividers.

-- Marvel Woodworking, West Chester, PA - http://www.MarvelWoodworking.com





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LesB

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#1 posted 08-10-2018 06:44 PM

It looks well made. Nice design.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#2 posted 08-10-2018 06:44 PM

Beautiful box. Well Done.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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splintergroup

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#3 posted 08-10-2018 07:22 PM

The colors work well together, looks good!

Kinda hurts to cut up a nice strip of zebrawood, even though the goal is a worthy one 8^)

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therealSteveN

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#4 posted 08-10-2018 08:34 PM

I have some zebra wood, and didn’t know what to do with it. I swear a box never came to mind, I thought it would be tooooo busy. I like the looks of what you have made here a lot, busy yes, but not too much.

Those lifts, are very nice, and I think they soften the harsh of the Zebra maybe.

Anyhow, nice work, well thought out.

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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KimAccurso

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#5 posted 08-10-2018 10:10 PM

Beautiful box – I like the zebra wood, it really gives it a unique look!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 08-11-2018 12:40 AM

That is one beautiful box, Gregg!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#7 posted 08-11-2018 12:43 AM

very beautiful looking wood … GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#8 posted 08-11-2018 12:54 AM

Pretty box! I like the curves. Great job!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#9 posted 08-11-2018 12:14 PM

Full disclosure – the plans for the box came from Wood magazine. You can probably find them on -line, just search for ‘a gem of a jewelry box’.

-- Marvel Woodworking, West Chester, PA - http://www.MarvelWoodworking.com

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#10 posted 08-11-2018 12:33 PM

Nicely done.

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

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#11 posted 08-14-2018 07:49 AM

Beautiful shape and awesome wood!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 08-14-2018 04:16 PM

This is an outstanding box and the wood is beautiful. It displays a lot of fine craftsmanship.

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

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#13 posted 08-15-2018 06:28 PM

Mann, love that grain pattern, great box

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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