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Curly Birch And Walnut Jewelry Box

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Project by kdc68 posted 12-30-2019 10:58 AM 1613 views 13 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one is very similar to the box I posted back in September. Yeah, it’s been since September that I posted anything. I started to build this then stopped. Had one of those unexpected and unfortunate things that happen in life that killed my mojo. It was nice to get back in the shop this weekend and finish what I started. Hopefully this will be the jumpstart I need to continue building boxes.

Anyway back to the box. This is made from curly birch and walnut. The lid panel is English walnut which is a beautiful compliment to the black walnut. The lid pull is curly walnut that compliments the curly birch. The laminated construction gives a unique look to the box joints used in the main box and removable trays. Finished in satin lacquer and lined in ruby red velvet.

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once





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drewpy

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#1 posted 12-30-2019 01:23 PM

Stunning. I like everything about it. Great work!

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

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kdc68

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#2 posted 12-30-2019 01:26 PM



Stunning. I like everything about it. Great work!

- drewpy

Thanks! Appreciate the compliment!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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therealSteveN

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#3 posted 12-30-2019 03:39 PM

I really like it, almost from a clinical standpoint. The words going through my head were balanced, orderly, and complete. Love the full interior. Hopefully you get to stay in the shop more in 2020. I know about life’s interruptions.

-- Think safe, be safe

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Douglas Bordner

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#4 posted 12-30-2019 03:49 PM

The lamination is fascinating. Really great work. I’ve got a impediment box (jumped off the bench while finishing). Perhaps it’s time to re-address it.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over two decades.

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wildwoodbybrianjohns

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#5 posted 12-30-2019 05:08 PM

Very very nice lookin box. The lamination concept is WAY cool.

-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: The Big Bang: Nothing - exploded into Everything. Thanks to Nothing.

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awsum55

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#6 posted 12-30-2019 05:21 PM

What a great design, the entire box is so well done. I might just have to give that a try.

-- John D, OP, KS

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kdc68

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#7 posted 12-30-2019 05:46 PM



I really like it, almost from a clinical standpoint. The words going through my head were balanced, orderly, and complete. Love the full interior. Hopefully you get to stay in the shop more in 2020. I know about life s interruptions.

- therealSteveN

Thanks for the compliment!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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kdc68

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#8 posted 12-30-2019 05:47 PM



The lamination is fascinating. Really great work. I ve got a impediment box (jumped off the bench while finishing). Perhaps it s time to re-address it.

- Douglas Bordner

Thanks for the compliment!!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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kdc68

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#9 posted 12-30-2019 05:48 PM



What a great design, the entire box is so well done. I might just have to give that a try.

- awsum55

Try it out ! Thanks for the compliment!!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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kdc68

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#10 posted 12-30-2019 05:49 PM



Very very nice lookin box. The lamination concept is WAY cool.

- wildwoodbybrianjohns

Thanks for the compliment!!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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doubleDD

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#11 posted 12-30-2019 05:50 PM

It’s one beautiful box with the perfect combo of wood. Excellent work on the trays too.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Andre

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#12 posted 12-30-2019 05:52 PM

Way to perfect:) Need some imperfections (Finger prints) to prove it was made by a human hand.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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kdc68

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#13 posted 12-30-2019 06:02 PM



It s one beautiful box with the perfect combo of wood. Excellent work on the trays too.

- doubleDD

Thanks Dave for the compliment!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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kdc68

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#14 posted 12-30-2019 06:03 PM



Way to perfect:) Need some imperfections (Finger prints) to prove it was made by a human hand.

- Andre

Lol…thanks for the compliment!!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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jeff

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#15 posted 12-30-2019 06:19 PM

Beautiful.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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