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Log Cabin Heirloom Quilt Jewelry Box

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$450.00

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The Log Cabin is a long-cherished, traditional quilt block, which inspired Jeff Neil's cleverly designed log cabin-styled box!

Log Cabin Heirloom Quilt Jewelry Box

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Jeff Neil is a woodworker who lives and creates fine boxes in Gray, Tennessee. 

"While working full-time as a research engineer, I experimented with various mediums until I found that woodworking brought me the most pleasure and also allowed me to use those skills I had developed as an engineer coupled with my interest in fine crafts."

Jeff has the pleasure of being married to a quilter, who inspires a lot of his work;  jhe uses traditional quilt block patterns as the spring-board for the design of his jewelry boxes.  Using marquetry techniques Jeff adorns the top of the box using wood inlay as his "fabric" for the quilt squares.

10 ½" long, 6 ½" deep, and 4 ½" high.  Predominant woods used are Cherry, Maple, and Walnut, with various other woods used in the Log Cabin design.  7-compartment tray lifts out exposing 13 more compartments below.

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