Jewelry Box Trays

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Jewelry Box Trays

Postby Jeff E. » Sun Dec 31, 2006 11:41 pm

Just thought I would share my first Cut3d experience with you. I made trays for an oak box my wife picked up on vacation and has been using for a jewelry box. I drew the trays in Rhino3d, exported them as LightWave drawings (better curve retention for all the fillets) and cut them with Cut3D. I used a .25 inch ball nose end mill for both roughing and finish passes - the combined machining time was just under 2 hours per tray. For the finish pass I used a 6% step over and the trays came out requiring no sanding - that is until I tried to use a water based polyurethane to finish the oak trays. Hey, my primary work is with metal! Turned out ok in the end.

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Jewelry trays for a purchased oak box
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Postby lpcsales » Mon Jan 01, 2007 1:18 am

Jeff, great work! They look beautiful!

Finsihing.... :twisted:
I hate that too and it is the hardest part of the job.

Ok...Tony.Brian. Do something here. We need some finishing software! :evil:
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Postby CRFultz » Mon Jan 01, 2007 2:48 am

Jeff, Very Nice!....I bet she loved them.

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Postby lockeyone » Mon Jan 01, 2007 3:09 am

While she's in a good mood, now is the time to ask for a new tool!
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Postby dighsx » Mon Jan 01, 2007 4:10 am

Those look great. Nice work sir.
Take it easy.
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