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Project by rlrjr posted 907 days ago 1679 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the last of the three different species that I used for this design: Cherry, Mahogany and Maple.
The inlay on top and drawer fronts are bloodwood. The four small pieces of bloodwood on the front of the doors are there for a special reason: I drilled a hole for the hinge that accidentally went all the way through the door. Bummer. Solution: cover up with decorative hinge plates on the front of the doors.

-- When I works, I works hard. When I sits, I sits loose. And when I thinks I falls asleep.--





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mbs

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#1 posted 907 days ago

very nice contrast of beautiful woods.

I like the design, details and workmanship.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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billculpepper

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#2 posted 907 days ago

rlrjr,
Thanks for posting these. Is this your own design or do you mind telling me if these plans exist somewhere I can purchase/get them? I have been wanting to make a jewelry box for my wife and she has a lot of necklaces, so your taller design is perfect. I’m not skilled enough to look at a piece like this and figure it out. Any recommendations would be much appreciated.

As for the “mistake”, I think the added bloodwood makes your third box your best one yet!

-- Bill Culpepper, Indiana

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rlrjr

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#3 posted 907 days ago

bill;

This is not my own design and I did get it off the web. I have the plans back in the shop and in the morning I’ll get the info on where to download and post it here. I never follow the plans exactly as they are printed but I get a general idea of what they are showing and take it from there.

Glad to do it for you.

-- When I works, I works hard. When I sits, I sits loose. And when I thinks I falls asleep.--

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rlrjr

65 posts in 1338 days


#4 posted 907 days ago

Bill,

This plan is a free download and you can go to:

*http://www.woodmagazine.com/woodworking-plans/gifts-accessories/jewelry-box-gift/*

to get it.

-- When I works, I works hard. When I sits, I sits loose. And when I thinks I falls asleep.--

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 907 days ago

This is a wonderful piece and what a nice job you did 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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Dusty56

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#6 posted 907 days ago

Nice save on the door hinge “inlays”. The top inlay adds a very nice touch to your project : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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itsmic

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#7 posted 887 days ago

Sharp looking Jewerly Box, fine craftmanship and wood choice, the hinge plates make a distingtive look, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 881 days ago

Nice looking Jewelry box.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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camatt29

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#9 posted 154 days ago

Hey Man love the project building 3 at the moment myself
I cant find any hardware to fit between the glass and the drawers what drawer pulls did you go with

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