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Project by LesB posted 12-14-2015 10:49 PM 955 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last Oct. my daughter in-law requested a wall mounted jewelry cabinet for Xmas. She had a general idea of the size but not much else to guide me. Here is what I came up with after some internet searches and a few of my own ideas. It is made of cherry (with cherry Danish oil and wax finish). It measures about 22” wide X 30” tall X 7” deep. The doors are 2” deep.
The top center wood hooks are for necklaces, the bar below is for bracelets. There is an open shelf and two small drawers, both felt lines.
The left door has lots of space for earrings and in the bottom a place to store rings.
The right door has an upper section I left open and I provided some fancy stainless steel hooks (cup type) that she can place where she needs them, below that a mirror and below that more ring storage.
With out a fixed plan it took a lot longer than I thought it would but I think she will be pleased..

-- Les B, Oregon





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 12-14-2015 10:55 PM

This is a very attractive cabinet. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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SPalm

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#2 posted 12-14-2015 11:03 PM

Nice. Very nice.
Lots of added dodads there too.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 12-15-2015 12:35 AM

Looks wonderful to me!

-- just rjR

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darkone

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#4 posted 12-15-2015 04:46 AM

Looks great! I just finished something very similar but the inside was nowhere near as nice. I used cherry too.

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jburklow

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#5 posted 12-15-2015 01:11 PM

great work looks like it is well planned and will be very functional! great job and i have no doubt she loves it

-- Jeff Lemont, IL. https://jeffscustomfurniture.com

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Kaleb the Swede

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#6 posted 12-15-2015 05:25 PM

That is a great looking cabinet. Very nice work and thank you for sharing

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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mmax

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#7 posted 12-15-2015 07:25 PM

Great job! I like the look with the danish oil on the cherry.

-- Always remember you're unique, just like everyone else

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LesB

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#8 posted 12-16-2015 08:05 PM



Great job! I like the look with the danish oil on the cherry.

- mmax


The Cherry colored Danish oil worked well on the cherry. It evened out the variation in the natural colors of the wood. Of course it will darken in time and that will be the real test.

-- Les B, Oregon

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