All the Queen's Jewels

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Project by Terdy posted 09-23-2007 05:19 PM 2598 views 18 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a large jewerly case constructed of black walnut and figured cherry. The case is constructed with dovetail joinery. The drawers are designed utilizing the Hambidge progression, featuring dovetail joinery and burgundy velvet divided jewerly compartments.

The design was inspired by a 1950’s cabinet console television. What resulted is a marriage of retro with time-tested joinery details in this one of a kind keepsake case.

-- Terry

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#1 posted 09-23-2007 06:32 PM

Nice work Terry.

-- bryano

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#2 posted 09-23-2007 06:40 PM

Very Nice!

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#3 posted 09-23-2007 07:25 PM

Like the design.Nice work.

-- Krisztian VA My website:

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#4 posted 09-23-2007 09:37 PM

I love the drawer handles. Nice craftsmenship.

-- Chelle

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#5 posted 09-23-2007 10:59 PM

Very well crafted, The dovetails look really well done.

-- Kaleo ,

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#6 posted 09-23-2007 11:34 PM

Your work is very imaginative!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 09-24-2007 03:06 AM

Whoopee! A box – I just love small wooden boxes. Perhaps this is not so small, but with no dimensions to tell me otherwise, I’m going to call it a small wooden box. (That’s a compliment from my perspective, Terry.)

In some respects, this piece is reminiscent of your second project here which I also like very much. Don’t take so long between posts, Mate.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#8 posted 09-24-2007 09:18 AM

Nice box – I like the dovetails and finish, the pull is pretty creative also.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 10-29-2007 03:50 PM

I like the mitred corner. This is quite a nice box.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#10 posted 10-29-2007 08:17 PM

Gorgeous! Beautiful details.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#11 posted 10-29-2007 08:43 PM

I guess I missed this one. It sure is nice. Great workmanship

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#12 posted 10-31-2007 01:34 AM

Sweet!!!! I like it.

-- Kirk H. --

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#13 posted 02-15-2008 04:47 PM

thanks to the rotation feature on the site, I caught this as it came around again.

Nice work. You indeed caught the “retro” feel. I like it. tight joinery. congrats!

-- Paul, Texas

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#14 posted 11-25-2008 08:22 AM

Roll the dice feature brought this up for my inspection and i think it is totally awesome !!! The dimensions and finish are what , please ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#15 posted 01-28-2009 06:43 PM

Very beautiful jewelry box. Great design.
Dice rolling (one of great feature of this site) has brought it up to my attention to have a closer look.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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