Small jewellery box

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Project by GMman posted 1476 days ago 1530 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This small jewellery box is made from all wasted material.
All side are from 1/8 cabinet backing.
Top and bottom made of hard wood.
Inside lined with some material my wife was done with looks like velvet??
The lock hand made.
The glass cut from a larger piece.
Rolled up foam and covered with the same material at the bottom for rings and top inside brass rings for chains.
Light stain and water base varnish.
Inside back has a piece of miror.
All material used was going to waste.

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#1 posted 1476 days ago

Very nice! Don’t ya just love making stuff from wood that would otherwise be trashed! Great job!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#2 posted 1476 days ago

Nice work! Especially since you used recycled materials!
Looks great.

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

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#3 posted 1476 days ago

Nice looking recycled project. Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#4 posted 1476 days ago

Very nice. You should know, there is no scrap wood. Glad to see you made use of it. Are the flowers painted?

-- Janice

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#5 posted 1476 days ago

Nice work!

-- what a long, strange trip it's been...

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#6 posted 1476 days ago


-- what a long, strange trip it's been...

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Jim Bertelson

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#7 posted 1475 days ago

Like it. I haven’t seen one built like that before, pretty cool. Doesn’t sound like it cost much besides time.


-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#8 posted 1475 days ago

Nice jewellery box GMman. Who’s it for?

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

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#9 posted 1475 days ago

That is beautiful!

-- Joanne, New York,

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#10 posted 1475 days ago

Nice and different. This comment is also recycled, but sincere.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#11 posted 1475 days ago

Great jewelry box, GMan. Love the use of recycled materials – makes you feel good to make something as nice as this from nothing, doesn’t it? Nice effect with the painted flowers on the outer glass and the inner mirror. You done good!


-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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#12 posted 1475 days ago

nice project you did, i love doing small jewelry boxes…i like the nice little extra touches…whos the luck recipient…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#13 posted 1475 days ago

Great way to recycle. Looks very good.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#14 posted 1475 days ago

Great looking jewelry box. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 1474 days ago

Very pretty Gman, nice to see your work.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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