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Oak Jewelry Cabinet

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Project by Guy posted 05-28-2018 06:43 PM 994 views 8 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first big project that I took on. I think it turned out decent for not having a lot of experience and or a lot of tools. Pulled this design out of my head. Quarter sawn Oak with Mahogany door Panels and Purple Heart for the draw fronts. It is 24 inches tall by about 14 inches wide and 6 1/2 inches deep.





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#1 posted 05-28-2018 07:20 PM

Whoa – That is NICE !! The single board drawer fronts is just super

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 05-28-2018 08:46 PM

Looks great. Nice design!

What finish did you use?

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#3 posted 05-28-2018 09:19 PM

That turned out very nice. Thanks for sharing

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 05-28-2018 09:53 PM

Great looking design, grain and color. Excellent job !!! I may have to copy your design a little.

-- MEL, Kansas

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#5 posted 05-29-2018 12:17 AM

I stained it with Red Mahogany and finished with 3 coats of satin polyurethane. Had to trick the wife to see what color she liked. Took several different samples in and just left them on the counter. The Purple Heartwood drawer fronts I just urethaned.

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#6 posted 05-29-2018 04:14 AM

Pretty advanced stuff. You nailed the grain on the drawer fronts. I’m not a huge fan of the pulls, but that’s personal.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#7 posted 05-29-2018 04:28 AM

Rich, neither am I. But at the time it was the best I could find at the local store. Ran out of time to order anything better. Plus I had just had surgery the week before Christmas. Had to wait for the wife to go back to work so I could sneak back out to the shop to finish it in time.

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#8 posted 05-29-2018 04:36 AM


Rich, neither am I. But at the time it was the best I could find at the local store. Ran out of time to order anything better. Plus I had just had surgery the week before Christmas. Had to wait for the wife to go back to work so I could sneak back out to the shop to finish it in time.

- Guy

Hey, I just notice you got a Daily Top 3! That’s killer. Congratulations. I’m looking forward to more of your work.

Reconsidering the pulls… That piece has real character and the more I look at it, the better I like them.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#9 posted 05-29-2018 04:41 AM

Thanks. Working up a new design for a box for one of my sister-in-laws. My wife requested that I build one for her.

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#10 posted 05-29-2018 04:52 AM

Very nice piece of work.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#11 posted 05-29-2018 12:41 PM

Thats a nice piece, I really like the contrast colors between the Oak and Purple Heart.

-- Doug...

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#12 posted 05-29-2018 12:48 PM

This is a very nice jewelry cabinet; Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#13 posted 05-29-2018 01:40 PM

Great design choices! Many people forget about grain matching, especially on something with a lot of drawers.

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#14 posted 05-29-2018 03:54 PM

That is awesome!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#15 posted 05-29-2018 06:37 PM

What a beauty!

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