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Project by Tim Dahn posted 05-17-2020 12:52 AM 898 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a jewelry box I made for my wife this mothers day, it is made from cutoffs and shorts leftover from other projects that I could not discard.

The case is made from reclaimed oak and chestnut, I believe (but not sure) the drawer fronts are oak burl veneer, drawer dividers are ash and lined with leather.

H 6” W 12 1/2” D 9”

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.





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Dark_Lightning

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#1 posted 05-17-2020 02:47 AM

That’s some nice work right there! I really like the figure on the fronts of the drawers.

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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#2 posted 05-17-2020 03:52 AM

Sweet!
What a gorgeous box.
Jon

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lightweightladylefty

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#3 posted 05-17-2020 06:14 AM

Tim,

I’m sure your wife was delighted. The box is beautiful, but now you’ll need to fill it for her. Maybe you should have made it smaller! ;-)

L/W

-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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recycle1943

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#4 posted 05-17-2020 11:15 AM

beautiful box – the case construction is intriging

-- 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 05-17-2020 12:22 PM

That box is beautiful!

-- Petey

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#6 posted 05-17-2020 03:28 PM

Tim a great looking box and some spectacular looking veneer.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#7 posted 05-17-2020 04:02 PM

Beautiful Tim. Simple, shows off the wood, and is functional. Like it!!!

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#8 posted 05-17-2020 05:03 PM

gorgeous.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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awsum55

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#9 posted 05-17-2020 06:54 PM

Love it! I’ve been thinking about making a jewelry box but couldn’t find a design that moved me. This is just what I’ve been looking for. Now I need to research how to use veneer. Congrats on your DT3

-- John D, OP, KS

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#10 posted 05-18-2020 01:05 AM

Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Tim Dahn

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#11 posted 05-18-2020 07:25 PM

Thanks all.

lightweightladylefty – I thought about filling it with our grand daughters play jewelry for the pics. :)

recycle1943 – the design/construction consisted of using up what I had on hand.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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