Jewelry Chest

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Project by Wade Putnam posted 10-26-2011 08:04 PM 1494 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife ask me to build this chest for her mothers 70th birthday, which was 10/23/10.
I just finished and gave to her for her 71st.
The movement with the ballarina was on back order for four months and just having shop time always slows my production time down.
Walnut and maple.

-- Wade, Nashville,

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#1 posted 10-26-2011 08:10 PM

Great! Really love the top.

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

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#2 posted 10-26-2011 08:14 PM

really nice.

is the padding glued on felt or sprayed on flock?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Wade Putnam

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#3 posted 10-26-2011 08:19 PM

Pre-glued felt from Rockler, peel backing and very carefully stick.

-- Wade, Nashville,

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#4 posted 10-26-2011 08:21 PM

thanks. it looks very well done

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#5 posted 10-26-2011 09:11 PM

Very nice. Thanks for the post. I currently have a chest in the works and seeing the interior boarder on the top really helps me out.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 10-26-2011 10:09 PM

I like the inlay, very nice indeed!

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#7 posted 10-26-2011 11:34 PM

Great Job Wade!! I can see why it took so long, there are a lot of details here!!
Happy Birthday to your Wife’s Mom too!!

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

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#8 posted 10-27-2011 12:33 AM

Very Nice Jewerly Chest, has all the nice stuff, plus great looks, she must be thrilled, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#9 posted 10-27-2011 03:19 AM

Very nice Wade. Lot of details.

Splendid job

you are very generous man.

-- Back home. Fernando

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#10 posted 10-27-2011 04:49 AM

Very , very nice project : )

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

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#11 posted 10-27-2011 07:12 AM

Great box, very nice looking, well done.

-- Tom D

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