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xx   BOX
xx   MUSIC

Music bowls. Turned bowls have inset music movements in their base, protected by a glass insert.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Sep 1992 (v.7#3) pg. 6

Bureau boxes. Wooden boxes feature a wooden "hinge" which allows the top to open two ways or be lifted-off completely. A music box movement may also be installed. Overall dimensions: 9"x6"x4" deep.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Winter 1987 (v.3#4) pg. 48

Wooden music box (11"x7"x3" high) is constructed using mitered joints. A commemorative silver dollar is inlayed in one corner of the top. Describes how to install a trip mechanism so the music plays when the box is opened.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #28 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 53

Ceramic Christmas tree is painted with glazes and nonfiring stains. After trimming with plastic Christmas tree lights, it is combined with a rotating music box base.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Aug 1994 (v.39#12) pg. 107

Old fashioned musical keepsakes. An oval cardboard box is equipped with a small music box and decoupaged with Betty Bonnet Paper Dolls.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #101 Oct 1984 (v.9#5) pg. 40

Instructions on how to create cut-away decorated eggs with elaborate interior and exterior decorations. Includes instructions for mounting a revolving music box inside the egg.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1976 (v.6#6) pg. 52

How to make an angel candle with a music box inserted in the base.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1976 (v.7#3) pg. 25

Musical moving baby. 10.5" doll combines a porcelain head, arms and legs with a cloth body. A key-wound music box in the body causes the head to move.
DOLL CRAFTER Jan 1990 (v.5#9) pg. 64

My Fairy Princess doll combines a small Mein Liebling head with a fairy body and a display base. The base incorporates a turntable and music box.
DOLL CRAFTER Feb 1990 (v.5#10) pg. 74

La Dame au Poupees. Using a small porcelain doll's head as decoration for a necklace and for a pincushion/music box.
DOLL CRAFTER Jul 1990 (v.6#3) pg. 68

Piccolo, the bittersweet clown. A mechanical musical clown doll plays "Send in the Clowns".
DOLL CRAFTER Sep 1990 (v.6#5) pg. 76

Scarlett, the dancing doll music box. A half-doll is attached to a revolving music box that is concealed under the doll's flowing skirt.
DOLL DESIGNS Aug-Sep 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 20

Turning music boxes on your lathe. Includes information on turning the box and installing the music movement.
FINE WOODWORKING #48 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 78

Build the "Musical Madness" machine. An electronic circuit produces a variety of musical patterns using only four controls. With light-emitting diodes (LED's) arranged on a musical staff, the circuit shows the notes as they are being played.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1986 (v.3#4) pg. 47
Added Info HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Dec 1986 (v.3#7) pg. 4

HourTune. Novel watch-controlled melody-generator project. Take one LCD watch, add it to this circuit, and you'll be serenaded by a different tune at the stroke of each hour.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jun 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 33
Added Info HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS May 1988 (v.5#5) pg. 4

Musical memory boxes. How to make a tiny scene in a wooden box using dollhouse miniatures. A music box is enclosed in the base.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1979 (v.24#4) pg. 72, 131

Musical phone holder. A note pad and pencil holder with a cradle for holding a telephone receiver. The caller is entertained by a music box under the cradle.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #464 Jan 1967 (v.63) pg. 88

Teddy music box. A pillow with a teddy bear worked in punch-needle embroidery and trimmed with a ribbon. Has a tiny music box mechanism inside.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#6) pg. 38, 52, 21

Little pillow for a nursery has a bunnies motif cross-stitched on Aida cloth. Music box mechanism can be inserted in finished 5"-square pillow.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1986 (v.6#2) pg. 20

Make a rock-a-bye baby cross-stitch music box pillow.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1985 (v.8#1) pg. 12, 36, 42

Teeter-totter. Movable ceramic music box features a group of small animals challenging a large bear on a teeter-totter. Painted with stains.
POPULAR CERAMICS #492 Jul 1990 (v.40#12) pg. 10

Stacy and Matthew. Porcelain figures of a boy and girl are converted into a revolving music box and a nightlight.
POPULAR CERAMICS #493 Aug 1990 (v.41#1) pg. 80

Lullaby box plays 15 minutes of music to quiet baby.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1964 (v.21#1) pg. 57

The programmable music box. Part 1. Compose your own tunes for playback at any time. Uses computer-type random access memory to store the tunes. Est. cost: $70.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Dec 1975 (v.8#6) pg. 63

The programmable music box. Part 2. Adding on a 256-word memory which extends the programmability and playing time of the music box. Est. cost: $54.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jan 1976 (v.9#1) pg. 53

Merry-go-round style music box has wooden soldiers on a rotating platform.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1968 (v.129#2) pg. 157

Six quick and easy projects include a three-tier musical creche, including patterns for nativity figures.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1973 (v.140#6) pg. 150

Wooden music box is shaped like a grand piano and incorporates a miniature keyboard. A small compartment can be used to store jewelry or other objects.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #56 Sep 1990 (v.10#2) pg. 55

Footed wooden music box (7"x5"x5" high) features an oval inlay on the hinged top.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #88 Jan 1996 (v.15#4) pg. 53, 33

Pianomatic. Part 1. Build this miniature electronic piano or music box.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1983 (v.54#9) pg. 43
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1984 (v.55#2) pg. 12

Pianomatic. Part 2.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Oct 1983 (v.54#10) pg. 63
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1984 (v.55#4) pg. 20

Pianomatic. Part 3.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1983 (v.54#11) pg. 75

Tips on using a thirty-tune melody microprocessor in a doorbell system, music box, annunciator, etc.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1984 (v.55#1) pg. 97

Music box made from walnut is shaped like a baby grand piano. Features a 36-note Swiss music movement, movable lid and a realistic-looking keyboard.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #6 Nov 1988 (v.1#6) pg. 20
Added Info WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #10 Jul 1989 (v.2#4) pg. 1B

Sweet dreams machine. A dresser-top carousel is made from wood and powered by a music-box movement. Turning the carousel by hand winds the spring.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #24 Nov 1991 (v.4#6) pg. 10

Slumbertime music box features sheep jumping over a fence and a bird in a scroll sawn tree.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #33 May 1993 (v.6#3) pg. 15

Music-box crib pillow.
WOMAN'S DAY May 13 1980 (v.43#10) pg. 97, 159

Hexagon-shape music box is made from fancy molding.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 3 1981 (v.45#2) pg. 82, 148

Heart-shaped jewelry box features a music box movement that is visible through a glass window.
WOOD MAGAZINE #43 Jun 1991 (v.8#4) pg. 33

Teddy bear music box. Bear holding wooden balloons is "carved" using a router to round-over separate pieces. Bear is mounted on a turntable on top of an oak base that holds the music box mechanism.
WOOD MAGAZINE #48 Dec 1991 (v.8#9) pg. 66
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #52 Jun 1992 (v.9#4) pg. 6
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #56 Nov 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 8

Lathe-turned music box (4" diameter) features a strip of inlay on the side and a round inlay on top.
WOOD MAGAZINE #53 Aug 1992 (v.9#5) pg. 69

Turned wooden base for a snow globe is equipped with a music box.
WOOD MAGAZINE #75 Dec 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 62, Insert

Nativity music box. Scroll sawn nativity scene is mounted on a turntable on top of a box that holds a musical movement.
WOOD MAGAZINE #109 Nov 1998 (v.15#7) pg. 16, Insert

Decorative hardwood box with a top that opens to reveal a music box movement. Construction requires cutting dado and groove joints and chamfers.
WOODSMITH #6 Nov 1979 pg. 6

Music box features a decorative oval-shaped inlay in the top and a glass cover over the movement. Top dimensions: 10"x5". Made from walnut.
WOODSMITH #28 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 4, 8

Small wooden music box is decorated on top with veneer or chip carving.
WOODSMITH #71 Oct 1990 pg. 18

Holiday centerpiece. An eight-section tree with wooden bead ornaments hung from wire. Optional turned base can be made to hold a music box movement. When the music box is wound up, the tree revolves slowly.
WOODSMITH #114 Dec 1997 (v.19) pg. 24
Added Info WOODSMITH #126 Dec 1999 (v.21) pg. 4 (Alignment jig for base)

Musical jewelry box looks like a miniature trunk and features a curved lid shaped like half a cylinder. Dimensions: 12" long, 6" wide and 7" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1981 (v.5#5) pg. 22

Keepsake jewelry box. Wooden box is constructed using the traditional half-blind dovetail joint. The top lifts up to reveal a sliding/removable tray for earrings and compartments for larger items. A music box movement is incorporated into the box and is visible through a plastic window. Overall dimensions: 12"x6"x4" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1991 (v.15#6) pg. 53

Historic music box. This elegant wooden box is outfitted with a disk musical movement that allows the tune to be changed. A glass front allows the rotating disk to be viewed. Overall dimensions: 10"x7"x9" tall. Est. cost for movement: $230.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1999 (v.23#2) pg. 48, Insert

A jewel box in the shape of a Swiss chalet features a built-in music box.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1969 (v.25#5) pg. 58

Inlaid wood music box. Small box (3"x4"x3") has inlaid wood decoration on the lid. Opening the lid causes music box to play.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1980 (v.36#1) pg. 74

Piano music box is shaped like a miniature upright player piano. You open the "roll compartment" to see the music box mechanism. You open the keyboard cover to start the music.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1982 (v.38#6) pg. 114
Correction WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1983 (v.39#2) pg. 15

Beautiful jewelry box is made from redwood burl. Four drawers with removable partitions hold the jewelry. A musical movement is activated when the top drawer is opened. Dimensions: 12" wide, 12" tall, 8" deep.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1983 (v.39#6) pg. 8
Correction WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1984 (v.40#4) pg. 21

Music box in the shape of a miniature grand piano. The top of the piano opens just like a real piano.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1986 (v.42#6) pg. 62