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Project by Halc posted 11-10-2016 02:29 PM 933 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s for my granddaughter, her first jewelry box. I had watched The Woodwhisperer make some of these (http://www.thewoodwhisperer.com/videos/scrapwood-jewelry-boxes/) and used the same plan. I made mine taller so I could add a drawer. I didn’t use flocking, but used some self-adhesive felt to line the bottom of the top tray and two of the compartments in the drawer. The center section of the drawer has a piece of ring bar in it. The woods are cherry and maple. I had to buy the barrel hinges and drawer pull, but every thing else was left over from other projects.





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#1 posted 11-10-2016 05:10 PM

Very handsome piece. Great to see.

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#2 posted 11-10-2016 05:13 PM

That is really nice. Very clean lines in your design. I’m going to borrow ideas from you if you don’t mind.

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#3 posted 11-10-2016 05:14 PM

This turned out really nice. I bet she loves it.

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#4 posted 11-10-2016 06:26 PM

Nice contemporary design, are those side panels laminated? There is a warm glow about the entire box, great work Halc!

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#5 posted 11-10-2016 07:01 PM

Thanks for the comments.

BurlyBob – no, of course I don’t mind. Post yours when you finish, I’d love to see how you tweaked the design.

splintergroup – yes, the side panels are laminated with 1/4” thick maple sandwiched between two 1/4” thick pieces of cherry. The only finish on it was four coats of Minwax gloss lacquer in a can.

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#6 posted 11-10-2016 07:03 PM

This is a beautiful piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 11-10-2016 07:46 PM

oh my golly, that is nice !

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#8 posted 11-11-2016 01:43 AM

Very Nice! Beautiful workmanship Congratulations

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#9 posted 11-11-2016 09:00 AM

you did well on this ,great looking box,

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#10 posted 11-12-2016 10:32 AM

Has she seen it yet? I’m betting she will love that. That is what it’s about, good job Grandpa.

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