Concealed jewelry cabinet made of birch plywood

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Project by Alexandre Lussier posted 02-13-2016 03:22 PM 1602 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

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#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

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#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

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

This is very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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

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

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