A music Box

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Project by ELCfinefurniture posted 08-05-2012 05:50 AM 1574 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This music box was made of Ash with Walnut burl veneer. It is completely trimmed in holly.
The mechanical movement plays cannon in D when the box opens.

-- {Current North Bennet street school student}

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#1 posted 08-05-2012 06:54 AM

That is a pretty box. I really like Walnut burl. I’m wondering what the size of the box is and if the music mechanism could be closer to one side and have room in the box for ?? Nice work though.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#2 posted 08-05-2012 07:16 AM

The box Is about 7 by 7 ( I cant remember exact)
It could absolutely by closer. I believe it COULD be harder to get the stopper pin to work if its closer but I am not positive about that. I simply did not try and snug it up because this is intended only as decoration and a music box.

-- {Current North Bennet street school student}

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#3 posted 08-05-2012 01:43 PM

Very nice. Well executed.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#4 posted 08-05-2012 03:09 PM

Nice work a great looking music box

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#5 posted 08-06-2012 02:22 AM

Cool box I wanna see how u did the sides to look so thick?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://[email protected]

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#6 posted 08-06-2012 03:38 AM

Very nice looking box, walnut veneer is beautiful, good work.

-- Tom D

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#7 posted 08-06-2012 05:32 AM

Very nice veneer work. Is this a school project?

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#8 posted 08-21-2012 08:42 PM

Its not a school project just a quick and simple summer one.

-- {Current North Bennet street school student}

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