LumberJocks

Jewelry Case

  • Advertise with us
Project by RoadHogg posted 07-30-2014 02:43 PM 1517 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, 360 Woodworking





17 comments so far

View Holdem's profile

Holdem

39 posts in 445 days


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

That’s a very nice build!

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

4202 posts in 1656 days


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

Magnificant box! Just like from catalogue.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Paul Maurer's profile

Paul Maurer

148 posts in 343 days


#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

View Mark Emerson's profile

Mark Emerson

40 posts in 1452 days


#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 :)

View Mark's profile

Mark

522 posts in 763 days


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

Very nice Road Hog. Your joinery is excellent.

-- Mark

View RogerBean's profile

RogerBean

1325 posts in 1742 days


#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.
Roger

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

View mcoyfrog's profile

mcoyfrog

3531 posts in 2383 days


#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

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

2952 posts in 1207 days


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

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

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View jinkyjock's profile

jinkyjock

382 posts in 363 days


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

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

View Mean_Dean's profile

Mean_Dean

1982 posts in 1936 days


#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

View xraydav's profile

xraydav

188 posts in 759 days


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

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

-- David, Norwood Mass, xraydav@aol.com

View Bigrock's profile

Bigrock

254 posts in 1751 days


#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

View RoadHogg's profile

RoadHogg

101 posts in 716 days


#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, 360 Woodworking

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15344 posts in 1978 days


#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!"

View JerrodMcCrary's profile

JerrodMcCrary

58 posts in 395 days


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

Nice piece. Great work

showing 1 through 15 of 17 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase