Jewelry Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by marty99 posted 02-14-2012 12:29 AM 2465 views 8 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First jewelry box. The box and drawers are made from Sapele finished with BLO and a satin poly finish. The drawer sliders are made from Curly Maple and the drawer handles are Wenge.

-- Marty, PA

19 comments so far

View doncutlip's profile


2832 posts in 3338 days

#1 posted 02-14-2012 12:30 AM

Wow that really pops off the page, great job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

View schloemoe's profile


703 posts in 2720 days

#2 posted 02-14-2012 12:50 AM

now all you need is some high dollar jewels to put in it ..Nice build…........................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

View ed220's profile


624 posts in 3175 days

#3 posted 02-14-2012 12:57 AM

Sweet looking box. Great job !!

View bigfish_95008's profile


250 posts in 2886 days

#4 posted 02-14-2012 01:05 AM


-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh

View a1Jim's profile


116322 posts in 3359 days

#5 posted 02-14-2012 01:09 AM

Wow Marty that’s a knock out,so beautiful,great job.

-- Custom furniture

View woodworm's profile


14429 posts in 3373 days

#6 posted 02-14-2012 02:04 AM

Superb workmanship!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View Martyroc's profile


2712 posts in 2088 days

#7 posted 02-14-2012 03:13 AM

That looks great, nice job and the finish came out great too.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

View Bobsboxes's profile


1266 posts in 2446 days

#8 posted 02-14-2012 03:52 AM

great looking box, now all you have to do is fill it, good luck. Super build.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

View Ken90712's profile


17472 posts in 2971 days

#9 posted 02-14-2012 10:55 AM

Great work, Very clean lines…..

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

View Maveric777's profile


2693 posts in 2859 days

#10 posted 02-14-2012 01:13 PM

Handsome work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

View breadly's profile


24 posts in 2095 days

#11 posted 02-14-2012 06:29 PM

Really nice work. I’ve bookmarked this!

View Tallahassee's profile


48 posts in 2149 days

#12 posted 02-14-2012 09:13 PM

Beautiful design and workmanship! Ready to be filled with Valentine’s day trinkets.

-- Dana, Tallahassee, FL

View StumpyNubs's profile


7464 posts in 2583 days

#13 posted 02-14-2012 11:56 PM

Wow, curly maple for draw sliders? You went all out! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”

Blue Collar Woodworking? That's the best show since Hawaii 5-0! ” -The Podunk Journal

-- Subscribe to "Stumpy Nubs Woodworking Journal"- One of the crafts' most unique publications:

View Fraser Gandy's profile

Fraser Gandy

48 posts in 2073 days

#14 posted 02-18-2012 07:28 PM

Doesnt seem like anyone else noticed… what is going on there with the hinges on top..?

-- Drummer Gandy

View marty99's profile


21 posts in 2126 days

#15 posted 02-18-2012 08:30 PM


The hinge posts are wood with a 1/8 brass rod for the pin. I made two 1” wide by 3/4” sapele posts with a bull nosed tops. I then put a 1” dados on the back side of the top, which is also bull nosed on the back so it can rotate.

-- Marty, PA

showing 1 through 15 of 19 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics