Concealed jewelry cabinet made of birch plywood

  • Advertise with us
Project by Alexandre Lussier posted 02-13-2016 03:22 PM 1495 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a jewelry cabinet made of birch plywood and a little tiny bit of oak for the little knobs. The 3 squares on the door will be covered with fabric and cork to make it a pinning board.

It was my first attempt at box joint and I’m happy with the result. I build a box joint sled and it works well.

I still have to patch the wall…

-- Alex, Bas Saint-Laurent

4 comments so far

View leafherder's profile


1376 posts in 1886 days

#1 posted 02-13-2016 04:26 PM

What a cool idea! I have seen them built with mirrors on the front, but there are so many of those now that burglars know where to look. I really like the way the necklace hangers swing out for easy access. I worked in a jewelry store for 10 years so I recommend lining it with felt, to protect the wood AND the jewelry from scratches. What kind of latch system did you use? Thanks for posting and Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Leafherder

View Alexandre Lussier's profile

Alexandre Lussier

89 posts in 769 days

#2 posted 02-13-2016 04:58 PM

Thank you leafherder. The hinges are from Blum. They came in 1 piece and these are not the easier to install but they cover 1 1/4” inch instead of the standard euro hinge who cover 1/2”.

-- Alex, Bas Saint-Laurent

View helluvawreck's profile


30512 posts in 2800 days

#3 posted 02-13-2016 05:58 PM

This is very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View Pointer's profile


427 posts in 1045 days

#4 posted 02-14-2016 02:26 AM

Great idea. I like the idea of a pinning board.

-- Joe - - Don't be pessimistic, it never works works anyway.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics