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Project by dustysawyer posted 11-09-2018 02:17 AM 1174 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Daughter requested a jewelry box incorporating some Spalted Pecan from family home place. Other woods are Mahogany, White Oak, and Curly Maple. I took some inspiration from other posts on this site including using v-notch router bit on drawers and inside case sides and gluing in square (maple) dowels to case sides. I was very pleased with how smooth the drawers slide with a nice tight fit. I also like how the flush fit of the top appears to frame Nature’s artwork.

Thanks for viewing.





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#1 posted 11-09-2018 08:44 AM

Outstanding…

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#2 posted 11-09-2018 01:28 PM

Really beautiful woods! I like the v-groove idea for the drawer slides. I’m sure your daughter will treasure this, especially with the special piece of family history. Very nice work!!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#3 posted 11-09-2018 03:05 PM

Superb!
The wood combinations and that excellent top are very cool.

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#4 posted 11-09-2018 03:42 PM

it’s all so nice I can’t find any one thing to compliment, so it’s all or nothing

Beautiful

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#5 posted 11-09-2018 03:56 PM

Great looking jewelry box, a unique design, very well done.

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#6 posted 11-09-2018 04:11 PM

This piece is gorgeous from top to bottom!
Congratulations!

-- A bad day woodworking is still better than a good day working.

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#7 posted 11-09-2018 07:16 PM

Lot of good looks in that box design.
Steve.

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#8 posted 11-10-2018 11:25 AM

Nice wood grain on top…I like those curves on handles.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 11-11-2018 02:07 AM

Beautiful jewelry box.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#10 posted 11-13-2018 10:08 PM

I love how the pulls are along the bottom of the drawers. I wouldn’t have thought to do that. That’s a nice touch.

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