All the Queen's Jewels

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Project by Terdy posted 2500 days ago 2441 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 2500 days ago

Nice work Terry.

-- bryano

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dennis mitchell

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#2 posted 2500 days ago

Very Nice!

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#3 posted 2500 days ago

Like the design.Nice work.

-- Krisztian VA My website:

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#4 posted 2500 days ago

I love the drawer handles. Nice craftsmenship.

-- Chelle

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#5 posted 2499 days ago

Very well crafted, The dovetails look really well done.

-- Kaleo ,

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#6 posted 2499 days ago

Your work is very imaginative!

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

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#7 posted 2499 days ago

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 2499 days ago

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 2464 days ago

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 2464 days ago

Gorgeous! Beautiful details.

-- Happy woodworking!

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Thos. Angle

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#11 posted 2464 days ago

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

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#12 posted 2462 days ago

Sweet!!!! I like it.

-- Kirk H. --

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#13 posted 2355 days ago

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 2071 days ago

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 2007 days ago

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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