Jewelry Box

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Project by marty99 posted 02-14-2012 12:29 AM 1965 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

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

Wow that really pops off the page, great job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#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.

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

Sweet looking box. Great job !!

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#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

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

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

-- Custom furniture

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

Superb workmanship!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#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.

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#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, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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

Great work, Very clean lines…..

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

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

Handsome work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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

Really nice work. I’ve bookmarked this!

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

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

-- Dana, Tallahassee, FL

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#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”

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#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

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#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

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