Cherry Jewelry Box

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Project by FatScratch posted 1321 days ago 1441 views 8 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a jewelry box I was asked to make for a relative. The box is about 15 inches wide by 12 high, by 10 inches deep. The case is made from a single piece of cherry and the grain wraps continuously around the outside. The interior is pine and the dowels are walnut to give some contrast. I plan to add dividers in each drawer, but I am waiting to ask how the recipient would like them divided. The finish is oil, shellac and wax.

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#1 posted 1321 days ago

Very Nice! I’m working on a box for my daughter & I like the dowel drawer technique, thanks for the idea!

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#2 posted 1321 days ago

very nice work.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#3 posted 1321 days ago

I really like it. Nice job.

-- Jeff, CT - better late then never

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#4 posted 1321 days ago

What a great looking box, nice work.

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#5 posted 1321 days ago

Good looking jewelry box. You did a very nice job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 1321 days ago

Gorgeous!! I LOVE cherry!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#7 posted 1321 days ago

Simple lines. Very elegant. Great work..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#8 posted 1321 days ago

This is a very nice jewelry box. Not only is it beautiful it is also very functional with the three drawers. You did a wonderful job on it.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 1321 days ago

I really like how the simplistic design lets the wood grain gets all the attention. Can’t go wrong with Cherry!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#10 posted 1321 days ago

great design, very classic look. cherry is such a beautiful wood. I really like the edge profile, it really completes the whole box. where did you get the hardware?

-- "There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out alll fear." 1 John 4: 18

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#11 posted 1321 days ago

I like it a lot, and am actually in the process of making a similar box.

-- Nathan

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#12 posted 1321 days ago

A classic and elegant jewelry box well crafted. Wonderful piece FatScratch.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#13 posted 1319 days ago

Well Done. There is something to be said for making a project from a single board – it’s even better when that board is Cherry!

-- Jon in Canada. Favorite coffee mug reads: "I never repeat listen carefully"

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#14 posted 1319 days ago

Thanks for all the compliments.

To danr78: the hardware came from Woodcraft. It was the only small knobs they had in stock at the store; however they were exactly what I was looking for – I rarely get that lucky!

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#15 posted 1318 days ago

Impressive Jewelry box, has a strong presence with simple elegance and fine craftsmanship, well done, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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