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Project by Christophret posted 12-03-2012 05:03 PM 5722 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made 3 of these jewelry boxes. One was for my daughter in law and one was sent to a friend. The last is still in the shop waiting to be finished.
I enjoy fretwork and have many, many more projects to accomplish.

-- I cut it twice and it's still too short!





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#1 posted 12-03-2012 05:17 PM

Very awesome cutting. I am already looking forward to your future posts.

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#2 posted 12-03-2012 06:47 PM

I like it! Nice job.

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#3 posted 12-03-2012 09:09 PM

Realy beautiful work!

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#4 posted 12-03-2012 10:46 PM

Beautifully done!

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#5 posted 12-04-2012 03:08 AM

Beautiful fretwork boxes. I love the patterns. They are similar to the fretwork patterns on the Rohlfs chairs that I like to build. Do you have a good source for these types of patterns?

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 12-04-2012 03:27 AM

Beautiful job ,outstanding fretwork.

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#7 posted 12-04-2012 01:36 PM

Thanks for the kind words all!
I do have a unique source for the patterns.
I will be posting more finished pieces as I accomplish each one, although I have a few older pieces i will post in the near future.
But lately my efforts have been on other aspects of woodworking and building my shop.

-- I cut it twice and it's still too short!

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#8 posted 12-04-2012 01:52 PM

Very nicely done, an attractive piece.

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#9 posted 12-04-2012 03:51 PM

I once had a scrollsaw, but found I didn’t have the patience for it. My hat is off to you for creating this beautifully crafted box. Amazing!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#10 posted 12-31-2012 07:57 AM

That is a nice piece of work… very inspiring. :)

-- You can collect dust or you can make dust. I choose to make it.

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