Jewelry box

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Project by bradnelson posted 09-07-2015 02:09 PM 1089 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for my girlfriend for Christmas. I was a couple weeks late on giving it to her. it is curley quartersawn white oak and purple heart. i lined the drawers with velvet. on the right side i made a slide out framed screen for her to hang her ear rings. on the right i put necklace hangers. the top opens up for whatever. the size is about 24” wide by 20” tall by 14 deep. at first she didn’t like the purple heart breadboard ends but once i finished it she loved it. i finished it boiled linseed oil then shellac.

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#1 posted 09-07-2015 03:45 PM

Nice! I like the look of a traditional cabinet downsized.

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#2 posted 09-07-2015 03:48 PM

This is a very nice piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 09-07-2015 04:17 PM

That is something else. The character of the oak is really striking.

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#4 posted 09-07-2015 06:16 PM

Had to favorite this. Truly amazing. Great style and looks like it would hold a lot of jewelry. I think it could be adapted for many uses also.

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#5 posted 09-07-2015 10:32 PM

Brad, another outstanding piece. The wood selection really sets it off.

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