Free Standing Jewelry Box

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Project by fineamerican posted 06-10-2010 06:06 PM 6497 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This jewelry box was a custom commission that If I ever build again, I will have to rethink the pricing stage. We’ve all been there right? Anyway the drawers each have a variety of layout options using hard maple for dividers. The side features a swing door, that hinges on 3/16 brass rod stock that I cut to fit. The interior of that portion has hooks for necklaces and stuff. The bottom and top were joined to the body of the piece using mortise and tenon joinery. Finally the mahogany pulls for the drawers were hand carved. Finished in Tung Oil.

-- John A. Thomas, South Carolina,

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#1 posted 06-10-2010 06:10 PM

A fine build John it looks great

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-10-2010 06:31 PM

Great job, nice design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#3 posted 06-10-2010 08:23 PM

Attraqctive piece of work. I like contrasting wood used in furniture, etc.

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#4 posted 06-10-2010 09:00 PM

Nice jewerly Box.

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#5 posted 06-10-2010 09:33 PM

beautiful! I love the size and the layout – perfect:)

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#6 posted 06-11-2010 12:38 AM

Nice really nice…......................................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

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#7 posted 06-11-2010 02:20 AM

Awesome job, great build

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#8 posted 06-11-2010 04:04 PM

Man, that’s really nice looking. love the wood selection and use, great job….............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#9 posted 06-11-2010 04:08 PM


-- John A. Thomas, South Carolina,

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#10 posted 06-20-2010 09:23 PM

What a beautiful job you’ve done!!!. I really love your woodwork.

Excellent master piece!!!.

-- Woodworking is like science, it had been and it will be present for us to figure it out.

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