Jewelry Case

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Project by RoadHogg posted 07-30-2014 02:43 PM 1762 views 22 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this jewelry case for my Niece’s Birthday next month. It’s made from Walnut and Bird’s Eye Maple. I cut the glass and mirrors myself. I enjoyed the build and I learned to really like working with Walnut! The “secret drawer” in the back was not part of the plans I was working from. The drawer was suggested on Lumberjocks so I worked that into the design. I think it adds a spark of fun to this piece.

-- "The difference between school and real life is that in real life the tests come first, and then the lessons" -- Robert Lang,

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#1 posted 07-30-2014 03:19 PM

That’s a very nice build!

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#2 posted 07-30-2014 03:30 PM

Magnificant box! Just like from catalogue.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 07-30-2014 03:46 PM

Beauty, I like your drawer pull design.

-- Psalm 62: 11 Once God has spoken; twice have I heard this: that power belongs to God, 12 and steadfast love belongs to you, O Lord. For you repay to all according to their work

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#4 posted 07-30-2014 03:52 PM

That is trully a beuatiful jewelry case.

-- Mark, Pueblo, CO. >>> A few pieces of wood and an Idea is all it takes to get me in trouble :)

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#5 posted 07-30-2014 04:16 PM

Very nice Road Hog. Your joinery is excellent.

-- Mark

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#6 posted 07-30-2014 04:33 PM

Nice job. Well balanced design. I’m generally not a big fan of glass, but you make it work well here. My compliments.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#7 posted 07-30-2014 06:52 PM

Love it and I really dig the back drawer very cool idea

and good job on cutting the glass

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 07-30-2014 08:18 PM

lovely jewellery box. The secret drawer is a nice touch.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 07-30-2014 10:27 PM

Beautiful little box.
Your niece is indeed lucky.
Cheers, Jinky (James).

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#10 posted 07-30-2014 11:58 PM

Wow that’s a beautiful jewelry case! I’m sure your niece is just going to love it!

-- Dean

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#11 posted 07-31-2014 01:08 AM

Sir this is an exceptional work of art. Very nice job…

-- David, Norwood Mass,

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#12 posted 07-31-2014 01:23 AM

Very nice job. Love the secret drawer. If I may. where did you get the plans for the Jewelry case?
Thank you

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#13 posted 07-31-2014 01:28 AM

Thanks Bigrock. The plan came from issue 13 of Wood Magazine back in October 1986.

-- "The difference between school and real life is that in real life the tests come first, and then the lessons" -- Robert Lang,

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#14 posted 07-31-2014 09:55 AM

Great work Love Walnut, the lines on this are great. I’m sure she loves it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#15 posted 07-31-2014 01:35 PM

Nice piece. Great work

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