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Project by Paul_F posted 02-08-2010 11:08 PM 1807 views 14 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a jewelry box I made for my bride one Christmas. The plans came out of ‘Wood’ magazine, but I can’t locate the issue. I modified it slightly by adding an additional drawer to give it a little more height for the necklaces. The wood is walnut and maple and I used seeded glass for the doors and side and an antique mirror for the internal panels. (I have a great local stain glass shop)

I finished the box with several coats of Watco natural oil and wax. – Yes; There was a piece of jewelry in it on Christmas morn.

-- Dust to more Dust - http://www.woodworkingplanes.org





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-08-2010 11:11 PM

Very nice Paul I really like it.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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bigike

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#2 posted 02-08-2010 11:34 PM

nice work, now that’s a jewelry box

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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crosseyedcarver

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#3 posted 02-09-2010 12:00 AM

Nice Job! You did a great job on the drawers and the bubled glass was a nice touch.

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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#4 posted 02-09-2010 12:09 AM

Nice work Paul.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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webwood

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#5 posted 02-09-2010 01:02 AM

very nice

-- -erik & christy-

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#6 posted 02-09-2010 02:03 AM

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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#7 posted 02-09-2010 05:12 AM

Nothing like a mirror to accent sparkly things!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Dean10

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#8 posted 02-09-2010 05:16 AM

I really like the lining you did with you’re drawers. Could you give me any tips on how to line my dividers like you did? beautiful though

-- "May you live in interesting times"

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Paul_F

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#9 posted 02-09-2010 07:37 PM

When lining drawers I use card stock to make templates and then cut the felt to the template. In the case of dividers I try and cover them outside the box, I then cover the bottom and cut away a portion that will be covered by the divider (to provide wood on wood glue surface), then install divider with a couple dots of glue.

maluco – Thanks for the link – I had forgotten that I also reversed drawer/necklace sides.

-- Dust to more Dust - http://www.woodworkingplanes.org

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Don

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#10 posted 03-25-2010 07:10 PM

I just went to the Woodstore website to try to order the plans and it won’t allow me to use my Paypal because I’m a “non-US Paypal user” :o(

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

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