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    Jewelry Box

    Here is a jewelry box I made at the request of my brother for his daughter's birthday. She will be 7 years old and is starting to get interested in jewelry. The box is about 6"x12" by 4" deep. Did a little inlay on the top and had a friend laser engrave her name in it. The last one is another box I made while I was at it. That one is hinged on the narrow end, the insides are about the same as the first. The first is maple with a chechen lid. The second is maple with a walnut lid. Inlay material is orange wood.

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    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Kea'au Hawaii. Just down the road from Hilo town!
    Very nice boxes Berry! Love the contrast of the wood.

    What goes around, comes around.

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    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    They're both great, Barry. Anna's is an instant heirloom. I really like the coved sides. Excellent work.
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    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    The combination of some very beautiful woods and your artistry makes that box something special. It will be one of her lifetime treasures, for sure. And, being made by her uncle will make it, as said, definitely a family heirloom.
    Is the design on the top symbolic of anything special? Even if not, neat.

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    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    Very nice work and beautiful designs.
    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    - Arthur C. Clarke

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    Is the design on the top symbolic of anything special?
    No, I just though a flower design would be good for a girl. The other design is just a pattern I put together.

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    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Beautiful jewelry box Barry. Anna is going to be one lucky girl. What a great gift.

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    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Wonderful work Barry!

    I'm sure you brother and Anna will be very pleased with it!
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    Mar 2008
    new york city burbs
    beautiful work, shell be showing that off for the next 150 years.

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    Feb 2008
    East Freeetown, Massachusetts
    WOW - that is nice.

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