Jewelry Box - Anniversary Present

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Project by AaronS posted 04-06-2014 05:48 PM 1406 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A jewelry box I made my wife for our anniversary. This is the first time I have attempted a jewelry box and I think it turned out fairly well. It is made from red oak and padauk. I used double sided tape to secure the velvet to the dividers. Cutting all the little pieces of velvet was probably the biggest pain in the butt of the entire project. I cut the 1”x4” oak boards in half to put the 3/4” pieces of padauk in the middle and used my table saw spline jig to cut all the splines. I use a Freud FTG blade in my table saw to cut the boards and the splines. I am very happy with this blade. I did not need a jointer to go over the cuts after I made them. I cut a rabbet in the lid bottom so it sits securely.

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#1 posted 04-06-2014 06:59 PM

wow, that is beautiful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#2 posted 04-06-2014 08:31 PM

Your wife will love it !....excellent work

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#3 posted 04-06-2014 09:51 PM

That’s gorgeous, I really liked the feet.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#4 posted 04-07-2014 12:02 PM

That jewelry box turned out more than fairly well it turned out great. Beautiful wood nice design and very well made. Excellent job and thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 04-07-2014 11:12 PM

Thank you everyone for the great comments

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#6 posted 04-07-2014 11:26 PM

Nice design really well done.


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#7 posted 04-10-2014 03:31 PM

Elegant looking box! Great design, the padauk strip really stand out. I bet wife was happy. Great work!

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