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My Version of Wood Magazine Jewelry Box

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Project by jaysuzi posted 12-29-2016 10:03 PM 4920 views 42 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my version of the Wood Magazine Jewelry box. This was a Christmas gift for my daughter who wanted a box just for earrings with a lot of small compartments. She picked out the design from a bunch of different pictures that I showed her. I had originally picked up some Wenge that I planned to use for her box (as she wanted something dark), but when she settled on the design and saw the contrasting woods of the Wood Magazine version, she decided she liked that. I had a variety of lighter woods that I showed her and she decided on the Ash. I love the combination of the two. I may have to make some other projects with this combination.

The dividers do come out and can even be rearranged if she decides to store more than just earrings.

-- Jay in Pennsylvania, https://www.facebook.com/Hobby4Charity





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#1 posted 12-29-2016 10:09 PM

nice work

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#2 posted 12-29-2016 11:10 PM

It is a good look. Ash is underrated too much.
Steve.

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#3 posted 12-29-2016 11:50 PM

Great job and great present for you little girl. Awesome

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 12-30-2016 12:29 AM

That’s a great looking jewelry box! I like the wenge/ash combo—and I’m sure your daughter loves it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#5 posted 12-30-2016 01:14 AM

Very nice, the contrasting wood looks great.

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#6 posted 12-30-2016 02:03 AM

This is really eye-catching. Love the contrast in colors.

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#7 posted 12-30-2016 02:40 AM

Nice work on your design, really like the contrast in wood selection. Have to agree with Steve on his comment on Ash is under rated.

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#8 posted 12-30-2016 02:42 AM

Very nice.The contrasting woods look great.

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#9 posted 12-30-2016 03:50 AM

Just immaculate! LOVE the contrasting wood and the fine craftsmanship. Design ain’t too bad either….

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#10 posted 12-30-2016 07:48 AM

Beautiful box! Graceful !

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#11 posted 12-30-2016 08:07 AM

Looks great!

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#12 posted 12-30-2016 02:22 PM

beautiful

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#13 posted 12-30-2016 02:45 PM

The proportions and color scheme are spot on, great job (and I hope you didn’t pull out too much hair making those insert dividers)!

Do you recall the magazine issue you saw the project in?

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#14 posted 12-30-2016 03:33 PM

Thank you all.

It was from Issue 165 October 2005 Wood Magazine. My wife had found a collection of wood magazine that someone was giving away in our local paper. I have been enjoying going through the hundreds of magazines and finding all kinds of great project ideas.

The plans for this particular one are also available from Woodcraft – you will notice the similarities in woods:
http://www.woodcraft.com/Product/409514/Gem-of-a-Jewelry-Box-Woodworki.aspx?gclid=Cj0KEQiAhZPDBRCz642XqYOCpb8BEiQANUcwT986VIR4xlDqeZzNbIUBYk-15_o9oQWsqH3GBTZY8uEaAipq8P8HAQ

-- Jay in Pennsylvania, https://www.facebook.com/Hobby4Charity

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#15 posted 12-30-2016 04:24 PM

Beautifully designed box! The light and dark wood really make it very attractive. It sure does catch your attention!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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