Custom 6 Drawer Jewelry Chest

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Project by barkupatree posted 02-10-2011 09:19 PM 3166 views 41 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This chest was designed for a customer with sets of earrings. The woods used are Wenge and Zebrawood. The drawer sides and interior work are constructed of ash. All the liners are black microsuede. The overall dimensions are 13 3/4 Wide x 11 1/2 Deep x 13 1/8 Tall. The drawers are 1” deep.

In Drawer A (top drawer) she wanted the earrings to be displayed with microsuede covered foam to set her earrings in.

Drawer B is divided in thirds, with the middle third having a ring roll.

Drawers C & D have interlocking dividers with 32 spaces.

Drawer E has adjustable dividers that slide to where you want them and are held in place by friction.

Drawer F is open area and is 2 1/2” deep.

We designed this chest totally online.

-- Life is Good Enough --

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#1 posted 02-10-2011 09:43 PM

Beautifully designed and built!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 02-10-2011 10:32 PM

Very nice.

-- Jeff,

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#4 posted 02-10-2011 11:03 PM

Very Cool !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#5 posted 02-10-2011 11:13 PM

way too cool—-that goes in the favorite file

-- dean2336,nebr.

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#6 posted 02-10-2011 11:53 PM

that Wenge’s supercool with its crazy zig-zagging grain. I’ve always loved both Wenge and small-drawered cabinets. This one’s a really nice one.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#7 posted 02-11-2011 12:38 AM

So very cool in many ways! First off I really like the wood combination on this piece. Well done on what you did with the legs as well. Definitely two thumbs up on this little jewel.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 02-11-2011 12:43 AM

it looks so nice!

-- Learning one thing at a time

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#9 posted 02-11-2011 01:29 AM

Crisp and clean and such a great wood combo to highlight the design : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#10 posted 02-11-2011 01:49 AM

Great project all the way around. From the wood choice to the finish A+++++++++++++++++

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 02-11-2011 02:00 AM

beautiful design and execution! great color matching as well.

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#12 posted 02-11-2011 02:06 AM

great work the woods contrast eachother so nicely.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#13 posted 02-11-2011 02:51 AM

Nice! Very nice! Very nice indeed!


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#14 posted 02-11-2011 03:03 AM

This is one of a kind. Congrats. Well thought and well done. It looks perfect to me – good and nice joints, nice color and wood contrasts, clever storage details and elegant legs and pulls. Hat’s off! Thanks so much for sharing.



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#15 posted 02-11-2011 03:55 AM

REALLY like that.

-- Laziness minus Apathy equals Efficiency

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