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Project by luv2learn posted 904 days ago 3104 views 12 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this jewelry chest for my daughter as a Christmas gift. The plans for this jewelry chest was featured in Woodsmith magazine Vol.33 / No. 197. The chest is made from oak. The top and base are painted oak. I hate painting any wood but I was pleased with the results. i used several coats of lacquer as a finish. All the drawers are lined. I deviated from their plans on the doors. They used bendable plywood and I glued up tapered oak strips. I had to make a curved jig to hold the glue-up. oh, I made the scratching post too but that is for our five cats :).

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green





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kody

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#1 posted 904 days ago

very nice work.

#2 posted 904 days ago

Fantastic project very good job. Need to get some plans from Ya had a lady ask about one not to long ago.
Dennis

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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luv2learn

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#3 posted 904 days ago

Dennis, the plans for this jewelry chest was featured in Woodsmith magazine Vol.33 / No. 197. I didn’t draw up any I just used the one in the magazine then made a few changes to suit me :)

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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bugz

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#4 posted 904 days ago

Very nice design, and build. Great Job.

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

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SheriDi

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#5 posted 904 days ago

Came out very nice indeed! I’m with ya on painting wood – it just doesn’t seem right.

-- A Veteran is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check payable to the United States of America for an amount up to and including their life. That is beyond honor

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 904 days ago

Well done. Wile I’m not a big fan of Oak, this really works with the black accents. I agreee as well its hard to paint wood at times. Might what to try a dye or india black ink might show more of the grain…

Very nice!

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

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4thumbs

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#7 posted 904 days ago

Nicely done!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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DaveTPilot

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#8 posted 903 days ago

Excellent! As soon as I saw your project, I recognized the design. It is on my “list of thing to make”. Also, I have to say, I love your John Adams quote.

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette www.pilotwoodworks.com

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bigike

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#9 posted 902 days ago

nice i like this box.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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