Jewelry Box for My Daughter

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Project by renaissance_guy posted 06-07-2009 02:53 AM 2798 views 21 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter and I developed this design from looking at commercial Jewelry Boxes on the Internet. The carcass and handles are Maple. The drawer fronts are Purpleheart. The top drawer has a foam insert for holding rings. The finish is wipe on Poly.

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#1 posted 06-07-2009 03:04 AM

Striking design. Beautiful!

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

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#2 posted 06-07-2009 03:35 AM

This is a really well done piece. The design is perfect!

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#3 posted 06-07-2009 03:57 AM

I love it Dad. It’s perfect and beautiful. Thank you!!!!!!! :)

-- An Artist, yes!! I love to paint. Sadly, I have no woodworking skills at all. However, I love this site.

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#4 posted 06-07-2009 04:59 AM

Looks great! I love the design

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#5 posted 06-07-2009 05:06 AM

That is an awesome jewelry box. I love the contrasting woods. Nice job with the joinery too. Now, you built the box, the expensive part comes next … filling it up.

Thanks for sharing.

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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#6 posted 06-07-2009 05:20 AM

another outstanding work.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 06-07-2009 06:30 AM

Great job. I really like the design.

-- A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave. ~Benjamin Franklin

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#8 posted 06-07-2009 07:38 AM

I love purpleheart! You put a great wood to a great use. Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#9 posted 06-07-2009 01:58 PM

The purple heart is beautiful…....well done.

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#10 posted 06-07-2009 02:51 PM

My favorite combination of woods…I love the design…beautiful

-- Bevy - NH

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#11 posted 06-07-2009 05:49 PM

that’s nice, I like the pull out drawer for necklaces. I may have to remember that trick!

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#12 posted 06-08-2009 08:24 AM

Nice design and very striking contrasts.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". (my funny blog)

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#13 posted 06-08-2009 03:52 PM

Very nicely put together, love it :)

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#14 posted 06-08-2009 04:30 PM

Excellent work. I like your choice of wood. Looks great

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#15 posted 07-28-2009 10:19 PM

very nice

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

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