Jewelry Cabinet

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You might recognize this project as a U-BILD design. I made a few alterations like using dados/rabbets for the side and back panels,, and also the drawer slots. I also used dovetails for the drawers and a bit of a different necklace hook arrangement inside the side doors. This paticular one I made for a friend from red oak. I have another in production for my daughter which is made from Wisconsin Cherry. Completion date Xmas 2008…surprise !

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#1 posted 2106 days ago

This is a very nice project. The only negative thing I have to say is the pulls and knobs are not my style

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#2 posted 2106 days ago

Great job!

As to kolwdwrkr’s comment about the pulls, it’s true that the brass-and-white-ceramic look isn’t “in” right now. But I think it’s a classic style, and I like it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 2106 days ago

Great looking piece. I like the knobs though. I guess when making something for someone else, one needs to make it to their specifications and expectations.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#4 posted 2106 days ago

Yep…I hear yah. One of the toughest things I think there is in woodworking is using the right knobs and pulls . Ha ha ha. I took her around looking at the knobs and pulls at various places before I put them on. I also had some of my own and held them up to see what she thought. Brian guessed it. The ones that are on there are the ones she picked.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 2106 days ago

Very beautifully built jewellery cabinet.
I think your friend just likes the handles very much. You may give your professional advice, but she has the final say – “the customer is always right”.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 2053 days ago

That’s a pretty fancy display board for those knobs and pulls ! LOL
I like this one in Oak , but I Like the Cherry one better : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 1287 days ago

very nice work.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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