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  1. Projects Precession

    The box that almost was not, numerous times! I could write an entire book describing all the mistakes I made on this project. I wont, as it is better to be positive; and We are immersed in a steep learning curve here. It is as done as it is going to get. And that is all. Dimensions: 12cm...
  2. Projects In Progress
    Paul Sellers "Keepsake Box" now has been stained...and awaiting varnish.. Open the lid.. From his Masterclasses Series...wood is Maple on mine, his was Walnut.. All 4 sides are curved...Fancy feet? Lid panels are made to look like they are floating... Awaiting a coat or two of Clear Gloss...
  3. Unique Keepsake Box from a Beginner Lumberjock

    Hi everyone, I finally finished my girlfriend's Hope Chest that I have been working on for the last several weeks. I knew I wanted to make a keepsake box for her for her birthday, so while I was in 'woodworking mode' I decided to go ahead and make a keepsake box for her. I used the leftover...
  4. Sunburst Lidded Keepsake Box

    Sunburst Lidded Keepsake Box This will be a gift for my mother's upcoming birthday. It is made from cherry and walnut. It has 90 deg stop hinges and is lined with rose colored felt. It is finished with four coats gloss lacquer Thanks for looking !
  5. Lift lid keepsake box!

    This lift lid box i made was from the book "Basic Box Making" by Doug Stowe. This was a fun little project to work on and are quick and easy to make. My box is made from all scrap pieces, the sides of the box is made from maple the lid of the box is poplar and the splines are walnut. I finished...
  6. Wooden Keepsake Box

    An Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) keepsake box lined with Harris Tweed and calf skin leather. Made in my workshop in Newtongrange, Midlothian, Scotland. Details Strap hinge lid, half blind dovetail joints with a single sliding upper tray and space underneath for keepsakes. Size: 500×290 x 140mm...
  7. Another Sunburst Lidded Treasure Box

    Made from walnut and mahogany. Finished in satin lacquer, Brusso stop hinges, and lined in red velvet. This is a gift for my girlfriend…... Thanks for looking !
  8. Sapele with Maple Trim

    This box is made from Sapele and accented with Maple and has contrasting Maple and Sapele splines to reinforce the corners. The inside contains two removable trays and a sectioned divider fills the bottom. Hinge is a 95 degree stop piano type hinge. The finish is hand rubbed boiled linseed...
  9. Heart in a Chest

    My son asked if I would help him make a birthday gift for his girlfriend. I had to promise to be more of a coach and he do the work. His design, including the little heart he crocheted. Walnut and QS sycamore finished off with satin lacquer. He got the kisses, I got a hug. Truly enjoyed the...
  10. ARCHWOOD

    Here is another curved lid box#3 in the series of 3 made from maple and walnut with brass barrel hinges (SOSS) and some decorative brass fittings for the implied handles ends and a tray lift handle along with dark brown velvet liners for lid/tray and bottom to finish the interior . Q & C...
  11. Valentine's Keepsake Box

    Here's the Valentine's gift for my better half. A keepsake / jewelry box turned from maple and topped with a turned cherry lid, ebony knob and cherry dividers. It measures 7" in overall diameter with an interior 6" diameter and is 2.5" tall (including the knob). Several coats of spray lacquer...
  12. A Trio Of My Favorite Wood Combo's

    This is my latest keepsake box that incorporates my favorite wood combinations in its design. It's made from figured cherry, curly walnut, and maple. I chose to finish with Danish Oil to enhance the figure. Long after it dried, I padded on a barrier coat of shellac. Then top coated with satin...
  13. 3 Keepsake/Jewellery Boxes

    Well I think it's about time to make a post - I've been admiring those of fellow LJs for years. These were created as gifts for our son and sons in law. There many firsts; not the least was this represented my first attempt at making a box. Book matching, making inlay banding, installing...
  14. Elephant keepsake box

    Cherry, oak and poplar wood. Elephant cutout for decoration. A gift for a friend who loves elephants and has an Asian decor. I thought the Chinese symbol for elephant was a helpful touch. I hope the character really does mean elephant, if not it looks good from my house.
  15. Last minute keepsake box

    So, my daughter is getting married in October and my wife is giving her some of my grandmother's jewelry, and a handmade bracelet. Monday she tells me that she is giving it to her at her shower, which is tonight, nothing like a little pressure! The box is 6"x6" made out of Bubinga with a little...
  16. Yin and yang box

    This yin and yang box was constructed from pine scraps and cut with a bandsaw. Stained ebony on half and dowels used for center circles. 3 coats of polyurethane.
  17. Keepsake Box

    This keepsake box was made with poplar wood & poplar wood molding. For the feet used cabinet knobs. For a how to video and free plans for this project click Here! Check out my YouTube channel Rosewood59 for more projects and free plans! Check out my Website Rosewood59 for more projects and...
  18. U.S. Marine Corp Keepsake Boxes

    These are handcrafted U.S. Marine Corp Keepsake Boxes. They are crafted out of black walnut and lined with plush red velvet. http://www.ccwoodcrafts.com
  19. 50th Anniversary Jewelry Box For Our Friends

    My wife and I have some very close friends who just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary and we wanted to get something special for them that they could commemorate that event with. Since I've been on the box making kick for the last few months, we thought that it would be nice if I would...
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