Jewelry Box Trays

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Jeff E.
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Jewelry Box Trays

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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.

Jeff E.
Jewelry trays for a purchased oak box
Jewelry trays for a purchased oak box

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Post by lpcsales »

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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Post by CRFultz »

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


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Post by lockeyone »

While she's in a good mood, now is the time to ask for a new tool!

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Post by dighsx »

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