Jewelry Box

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Project by Jarrhead posted 02-11-2019 02:05 PM 1889 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spalted Tamarind for the carcase, and Wenge for the base and lid frame. The tray carcase is Sapele. The dividers inside were made of Wenge and Sapele. The bottom of the carcase and the tray are lined with foam covered with faux suede. This is my first jewelry box. I should have had the glass folks bevel the edge of the mirror. Live and learn.

-- trn2wud

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#1 posted 02-11-2019 02:21 PM

Wow, very nice. Love that spalting.

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#2 posted 02-11-2019 02:31 PM

beautiful – love the finger pull
it’s pretty hard to beat a nice spalted maple

-- 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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#3 posted 02-11-2019 02:55 PM

I like the combinations of woods you used, a very nice box, well done.


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#4 posted 02-11-2019 03:07 PM

Very nice box, love the grain pattern

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

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#5 posted 02-11-2019 03:53 PM

Excellent use of the wood combination. Awesome build-more pictures would have been nice also.

Thanks for posting.

Bill in MI

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#6 posted 02-11-2019 03:53 PM

Beautiful jewelry box first or not. As an alternative to a bevelled mirror you could have rabbeted the inside edge around the frame that the mirror sits in. That would hide the mirror edges nicely.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 02-11-2019 04:05 PM

Real nice work! I like the combination of woods you used.

-- Calgary Bill

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#8 posted 02-11-2019 05:10 PM

I like, mirror is a nice touch! Any Diamond stone will bevel the mirror? When mirrors are around children I usually mount with Silicone to prevent any possible breakage accidents.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#9 posted 02-11-2019 05:27 PM

well done, beautiful choice of species and design. Thanks for sharing!

-- Tony S. Arru, Connecticut

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#10 posted 02-11-2019 06:34 PM

Very nice

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#11 posted 02-11-2019 06:49 PM

Very nice box!

-- No craft is very far from the line beyond which is magic. -- Lord Dunsany — Instagram @grailwoodworks

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#12 posted 02-11-2019 08:01 PM

A really nice looking box. I like the added mirror as well.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#13 posted 02-12-2019 03:17 AM

Very nice box, good work.

-- Tom D

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#14 posted 02-12-2019 05:30 PM

Wow, an example of what you get with awesome wood choice, and fine craftsmanship.

Well done, thanks for posting, and congrats on your 3.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#15 posted 02-12-2019 06:41 PM

.... As an alternative to a bevelled mirror you could have rabbeted the inside edge around the frame…
- stefang

Fir a first jewelry box it’s pretty bloody cool.

As stef’ suggested, you’ll probably do different next time. However as the rabbits are off munching on carrots, that solution may be a tad difficult as an after thought. May I suggest some carefully prepared quad beading out of the Spalted Tami (if you have any left) may provide an acceptable contrast and hide the raw mirror edges…. just a thought.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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