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Project by sticks4walking posted 921 days ago 2601 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been thinking of making the wife a jewelry box for some time now, so I thought no better time than the present. I had hoped to make one that had plenty of room to grow. Well. by the looks of it, I made it too small. Thank God that she only buys the cheap stuff.

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!





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littlecope

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#1 posted 921 days ago

Nice Job Mike!! I like the hanging idea…
What kind of woods did you use?

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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dustyal

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#2 posted 921 days ago

Hanging cabinet is great idea. Little room left on horizontal dresser tops so use vertical wall space… well done… and I’m sure the mirror is appreciated too.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 921 days ago

Nice work, a jewelry box can never be big enough,,, LOL Can your wife teach Blondie to only buy the cheap stuff please. Kidding, its my fault as I buy it for her. But then that doesn’t sound as good when asking for help.
What kind of wood did you use?

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

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sticks4walking

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#4 posted 921 days ago

Thanks for the kind words. It is mostly Walnut. The door frames are (I think Tulip?) but not sure. I also made it so it can be taken apart. The only glue and biscuits are in the box frame only. It was oiled and waxed. I think it gives it an antique look.

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!

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cmiller

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#5 posted 921 days ago

Thanks for the post, been thinking of something along these lines for my wife also. Gives me a few ideas, and I think your right I may need to go big or go home.

-- -caleb

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