Canarywood & Birdseye Maple Jewelry Chest

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Project by majeagle1 posted 12-30-2009 06:59 AM 5622 views 60 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another commissioned piece that I completed for the holidays. Canarywood with Birdseye Maple.
There are 6 horizontal drawers that have removable dividers that divide each drawer into 9 compartments.
The left vertical drawer serves as a necklace holder with 14 hooks ( 7 on each side ) and the right vertical drawer is for earrings with slots to hold 45 pair of earrings ( one side only ).

Dimensions are approx. 17” tall, 15” wide, 9 ” deep.

Finished with Watco danish oil and Black Bison wax.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#1 posted 12-30-2009 07:26 AM

That’s Really Beautiful work… Thank you for sharing it.

Perhaps it is a beginners question, but what is the nature of the left and right vertical drawers: is there hardware that supports them or guides in the bottom of the jewelry box?


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#2 posted 12-30-2009 07:37 AM

Very nice work there.. Gene… I like it.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#3 posted 12-30-2009 07:46 AM

Good stuff as always, Gene. Really like the contrast with the drawer fronts and the dividers and pulls. The inlay on the top is that other Majestic Eagle touch that makes it a signature piece.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#4 posted 12-30-2009 08:04 AM

Wow, you do awesome work, it just outstanding.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#5 posted 12-30-2009 08:10 AM

Beautifull work.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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#6 posted 12-30-2009 08:27 AM

Gene you did a superb job on this ! I love everything about it ..

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#7 posted 12-30-2009 12:29 PM

Slick and style…excellent work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 12-30-2009 03:26 PM

very well done. i have seen this design before but your take on it is
fabulous nice fit on the drawers all joints tight a signature piece for sure
thank you for sharing. i may get brave and try something like this 1 day

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#9 posted 12-30-2009 03:30 PM

Lots of detail and great execution…Blkcherry

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#10 posted 12-30-2009 03:38 PM

One of the prettiest jewelry chest I’ve seen. Great design and wonderful details. Your choice of woods was perfect.

-- John @

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#11 posted 12-30-2009 03:48 PM

WOW!! Now thats a Jewelry Chest. Excellent Craftsmanship!!!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#12 posted 12-30-2009 03:52 PM

Beautiful job. a great looking design and superb materials. It’s a great choice.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#13 posted 12-30-2009 03:55 PM

Very nice, the birdseye maple really pops.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#14 posted 12-30-2009 04:20 PM

Wow now THAT would hold a lot of jewlery. Thank goodness my wife is not that into jewlery or else I would not be able to afford the few tools I have!

All joking aside, looks great!!

-- James -

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#15 posted 12-30-2009 04:30 PM

Really beautiful work there. My wife deserves something like that, although it then sets me up for having to fill it!

-- Andy Brownell

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