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Jewelry box - maple & walnut

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Project by leec posted 08-22-2016 08:23 PM 2229 views 14 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some scraps left over from my nightstand builds, and I decided to build a jewelry box to match the dresser it will eventually (hopefully) live on. Initially, it was going to be a simple box, then my wife got involved – “well, it’ll have compartments, right?”, and “it’ll have a removable tray, right?”, etc…

I made the tray by laminating walnut and maple strips together into a solid chunk, then routing out the bits in the middle using a templating bit and a plywood template I threw together.

The finish is MinWax WipeOn Poly, to match the nightstands (and future dresser).

-- Lee, Framingham, MA





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#1 posted 08-22-2016 08:35 PM

nice work

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#2 posted 08-22-2016 08:46 PM

This box is a real beauty.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#3 posted 08-22-2016 09:46 PM

Don’t you just love those wife directed projects. I have experienced a few of those. Well, somebody certainly had the right idea. Outstanding project and welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Bob

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#4 posted 08-23-2016 12:53 AM

Very nice. I really like the tray. Very eye-catching

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#5 posted 08-23-2016 02:41 PM

I am new here and was wondering how to view pictures of projects and can you get and of the projects. But nice work

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#6 posted 08-23-2016 02:52 PM

Pretty box and I absolutely love the tray, what a unique look

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#7 posted 08-23-2016 02:54 PM

very nice box you have made for your wife …........happy wife happy life ….........GREAT JOB

GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#8 posted 08-23-2016 03:54 PM

I knew I was hanging onto all of these scraps for a reason! Great job!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#9 posted 08-25-2016 01:37 AM

Heirloom!

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#10 posted 08-27-2016 02:44 AM

Nice job!

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#11 posted 11-01-2018 09:55 PM

Great work!

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