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Project by sticks4walking posted 10-12-2011 08:02 AM 3325 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 10-12-2011 12:31 PM

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 10-12-2011 02:11 PM

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 10-12-2011 04:47 PM

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 10-12-2011 05:16 PM

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 10-12-2011 06:21 PM

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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