Music boxes

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Project by DesertWalker posted 03-22-2021 06:29 PM 982 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Music box for my sister-in-law. Also used as jewelry box. 18”x 12”. It is made with curly maple, cherry, and padauk wood. Three coats of shellac and three coats of poly, sanded between each coat to 1000 grid then paste waxed. Compartments added to inside along with red velvet cloth.

-- DesertWalker

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#1 posted 03-22-2021 07:03 PM

Not very prolific but the quality is there. Two posts since 2009!?

Nice looking box. Looks like she’s happy with it…

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#2 posted 03-22-2021 07:43 PM

Great wood group, nice build, she does look pleased.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#3 posted 03-22-2021 07:58 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! As well as welcome to Sweet Home Alabama.
Beautiful box you have built did a great job.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#4 posted 03-22-2021 10:14 PM

Great looking box, great wood combos, very nice

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#5 posted 03-23-2021 12:49 AM

A very finely crafted piece of work that you’ve created. The joinery, wood selection and finish are beautiful. Great job!!!

-- "It is the job of the woodworker to hide his mistakes and keep a tight set of lips about them!"--Chuck

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#6 posted 03-23-2021 01:18 PM

There, you’ll get a headache laying on your side too long. Beautiful box

-- 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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