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Maple and Walnut jewelry chest for a wedding gift

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Project by SFNewbie posted 10-10-2019 06:07 PM 1236 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished making this walnut and maple jewelry chest as a gift for a friend’s wedding.
Also made some tigerwood+maple coasters as a stocking stuffer.

All wood construction (Except drawer bottoms which are 1/8” plywood).
Interior drawer boxes are solid mahogany joined with rabbet joints.

Frame is joined with dowels and everything was glued with Titebond II.

Finish is 2 coats of boiled linseed oil cured for a week each coat and then many many coats of wipe on poly.





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Peteybadboy

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#1 posted 10-10-2019 06:13 PM

Nice combo on the woods. Looks like a nice size as well.

-- Petey

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pottz

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#2 posted 10-10-2019 06:53 PM

nice looking jewelry box newbie,now throw in a few diamond rings and i guarantee a happy bride-lol.nice job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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HokieKen

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#3 posted 10-10-2019 07:13 PM

Beautiful chest! Excellent wood combination on both projects. Great gifts that are sure to be received with a big smile :-)

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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Andre

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#4 posted 10-10-2019 07:16 PM

Looks very good, not a fan of the glossy finish, think a soft matte finish with the Walnut would better suit it?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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therealSteveN

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#5 posted 10-10-2019 07:26 PM



Looks very good, not a fan of the glossy finish, think a soft matte finish with the Walnut would better suit it?

- Andre

I agree.

-- Think safe, be safe

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BusterB

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#6 posted 10-10-2019 07:29 PM

Very, very nice…well done!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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wildwoodbybrianjohns

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#7 posted 10-10-2019 08:30 PM

A fair amount of work-hours here, and a fine result!

Some things I might have done differently, but to each his own. I am sure the newlyweds will love your piece.

My only criticism is that perhaps it is better to take photos with a neutral background, as your box is sorta lost in the mayhem that surrounds it:))

-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: Because cheese isnt a healthy source of cheese, I will use grated cucumber to top off this raw food vegan pizza.

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recycle1943

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#8 posted 10-10-2019 11:12 PM

Great lumber selection, like it all but really like the drawer fronts

-- 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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Ivan

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#9 posted 10-12-2019 04:39 AM

Bautiful box. My favourite wood combination -walnut and maple.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 10-14-2019 03:52 AM

Looks fantastic and I like the gloss look on this one.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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#11 posted 10-18-2019 04:41 AM

I totally agree with everyone. That’s fantastic.

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