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Project by Kate posted 05-17-2010 06:22 PM 2055 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been working on a jewelry armoire recently (it’s another abandoned project I found while cleaning my shop). I had originally abandoned it because of sloppy joinery.

I didn’t use a backing board when I cut the box joints and there was a lot of chip-out.

Here is the finished product, along with a couple photos of it in progress.
I’m glad I decided not to abandon it after all.

If you are interested, I blogged about the process at http://lumberjocks.com/lumberjane/blog.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com





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JoeJoe

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#1 posted 05-17-2010 06:41 PM

Nice and simple…Kate

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#2 posted 05-17-2010 06:47 PM

Beautiful work, Kate.
Love the door panels and the top design.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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idahosawdust

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#3 posted 05-17-2010 10:29 PM

I too, like the design for the top and think that it is simple yet elegant.
I like the interior design as well…very spacious..my wife likes to make necklaces so this something i would like to make for her.

-- Making piles of sawdust...one incorrect measurement at a time!

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#4 posted 05-17-2010 10:31 PM

thats nice kate simple but defined and very pleasing on the eye

Andy

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#5 posted 05-18-2010 12:25 AM

Very nice Kate, great looking cabinet.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#6 posted 05-18-2010 02:31 AM

A beautiful style kate and wood selection is great!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#7 posted 05-18-2010 04:27 AM

Unique design it’s a winner

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 05-18-2010 06:39 PM

If I found anything this nice in my shop, I would wonder who broke in and left me a present!

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#9 posted 05-18-2010 09:31 PM

Like the top, I’m a sucker for curves!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#10 posted 10-08-2013 01:11 AM

Very nice cabinet, Kate. Thanks for sharing…............Jim

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

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#11 posted 10-08-2013 04:11 AM

It looks really nice. :)

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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