Errin's Wedding Box

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Project by croquetman posted 1923 days ago 1700 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I try to make a gift jewelry box for the bride when we are invited to a wedding; with 15 nieces and nephews, 2 daughters, and lots of friends, it seems there are several weddings every year.. This box was made for my son-in-law’s Sister, Errin. It is difficult to design a completely new jewelry box, so I will look in magazines, books, the WEB for ideas. I always just take the concept and re-engineer the design to fit my tools and skill level. As it happens this box’s inspiration came from a photo in Wood Magazine. And yesterday (April 23,2009) I found this box as a project on the Lumberjock’s site for Bibb. What a small world.

I love the design and may make a second box to give away at a fund raiser for the Boy’s and Girl’s Club next Spring. This box is made from the same cherry I used in Jessica’s bed, walnut from Grampa’s farm, and pecan (the lid) from another Isabel casualty from my son-in-law’s home in Norfolk.

-- Whatever

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#1 posted 1923 days ago

It came out great. I love this style with the exposed drawer slides. She will love it.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#2 posted 1922 days ago

Nice looking box. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 1900 days ago

Very nice box. Love the design. I’m sure she will cherish it for years.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#4 posted 1900 days ago

This is a very cool design thinking outside but inside the box.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 15 days ago

This is super nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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