All Salvaged Material Jewelry Case

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Project by graywolf posted 01-22-2012 11:36 PM 1750 views 10 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mahogany all salvaged from the mid-seventies. ebony pulls and handles left over from the early ninties. The secondary wood salvaged from grapefruit crates age unknown. The crushed velvet left over from my family from when I was Kid. This project completed using mostly hand tools. To see more on this project see my blog at Thanks for looking

-- Richard, North Carolina,

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#1 posted 01-22-2012 11:48 PM

most impressive bit of salvage, ... and woodwork! some of my favorite pieces are from salvage wood and iron pieces. my hat is off to you.

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 11:52 PM

very impressive salvage. Nice work. I love the graphics left on the drawer bottoms.. very cool touch.

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#3 posted 01-23-2012 12:07 AM

Super looking jewelry case

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 01-23-2012 12:30 AM

Very cool box, nice design. What you have done with found or recycled materials is what I talk about to people all the time. Look at what a nice project you made with reclaimed materials! It’s beautiful. I’m with Jen on the graphics on the bottoms of the drawers.

-- wood tick tools for turners by woodtickgreg @

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#5 posted 01-23-2012 12:59 AM

I’ve been looking for a design to build for my daughters. I think this one would be perfect, especiallyfor my youngest. She’ll probably put her knife collection in it anyway. The bottom drawer will probably hold her pistols, too . Great design, I really like the top.

-- I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you. I'm sorry,thanks.

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#6 posted 01-23-2012 02:01 AM

Beautifully done in every way. I really like this!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#7 posted 01-23-2012 02:13 AM

Thanks everyone for the lovely feed back, Blake you have a great site. The mirror is wonderful. Randy, I duno, A female with knives and guns, makes me happy I’m not single.

-- Richard, North Carolina,

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#8 posted 01-23-2012 02:59 AM

Wonderful box. I hope I can make one like this when I grow up. I am going to start now. Thanks for the share.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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#9 posted 01-23-2012 03:17 AM

Nicely done. I like your design a lot. May try something silmilar.

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#10 posted 01-23-2012 03:19 AM

I really like it, great job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#11 posted 01-23-2012 04:47 AM

Gray Wolf, She’s only fifteen so I still keep her pistols in my safe. She probably has twenty pocket Knives though. And you’re right, she scares the hell out of me, too.

-- I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you. I'm sorry,thanks.

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#12 posted 01-23-2012 10:03 AM

Very cool!

-- Jesse --

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#13 posted 01-23-2012 02:57 PM

Outstanding work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#14 posted 01-23-2012 03:28 PM

Beautifully done!

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

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#15 posted 01-23-2012 06:23 PM

beautiful work, and the salvaged material just makes it so much more than just beautiful.

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

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