Jewelry Cabinet

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Project by SuprDad posted 05-07-2010 07:40 AM 4373 views 15 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for my mother 2 years ago. She wanted a free standing mirror in her bedroom. I looked for plans and found this mirror/jewelry cabinet plan at

-- Larry

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#1 posted 05-07-2010 07:53 AM

cool design very well done

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#2 posted 05-07-2010 12:09 PM

That is cool, very well done at first i thought it was just a mirror

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#3 posted 05-07-2010 12:19 PM

very nice work!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#4 posted 05-07-2010 12:41 PM

Very cool idea! Nice job. How do you keep it from tipping when the door is opened?

-- Ian, Tennessee

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#5 posted 05-07-2010 12:48 PM

Very cool! My oldest daughter asked for something similar to hang on the wall. I need to favorite this one so I can come back and take notes….

Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#6 posted 05-07-2010 03:57 PM

That is a very cool and useful design. I realy like that idea. I may have to copy that for my next jewelry box. It could also be incorporated into a table model. It makes a lot of sense to combine those two features. I’ll bet you’re mom get a lot of use of it. Thanks for sharing!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 05-08-2010 02:51 AM

very nice,,,how do you pad the inside for rings and such..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#8 posted 05-08-2010 06:49 AM

Very Cool! dont show my wife.

-- Making piles of incorrect measurement at a time!

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#9 posted 05-08-2010 08:00 PM

I am glad everyone likes the project.

I was worried about the tipping factor as well. When you open the mirror the cabinet straightens up. There is a stop peg behind the cabinet so it cannot swing past vertical. When the door is closed it always tilts slightly back so you can see your self in the mirror.

-- Larry

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#10 posted 05-11-2010 08:55 PM

nice design, just seems to make sense to add something like this if you want a standup mirror.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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