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Project by chopcat posted 807 days ago 1716 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A jewelry cabinet in walnut and spalted beech on oak / cocobolo stand.

The drawers are shaped and reminded me of ribs so the sandblasted mirror was added to conceal the watch winders at the top.

Well it’s a bit of fun!

CC

-- who ever wanted to buy anything when you can make it





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chrisstef

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#1 posted 807 days ago

Thats one hell of an introcution CC, that might be the MANliest chest of drawers ive ever seen. Welcoem to the gang and thanks for posting.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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DaddyZ

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#2 posted 807 days ago

Nice !!!! Welcome !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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489tad

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#3 posted 807 days ago

Real nice!

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

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BTimmons

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#4 posted 807 days ago

I dig it! The continuous grain across the drawers is really cool.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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eddie

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#5 posted 807 days ago

now that is grand ,welcome to LJs

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#6 posted 807 days ago

Impressive, it’s like art

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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meikou

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#7 posted 807 days ago

That would be a brilliant tool cabinet if it were bigger

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Martyroc

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#8 posted 807 days ago

That came out great, very well done.
Welcome to LJ”s

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

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KMT

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#9 posted 807 days ago

Awesome!

-- - Martin

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sras

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#10 posted 806 days ago

Very creative! Thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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David Drummond

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#11 posted 806 days ago

That is amazing! I would like to see pictures of the insides of the drawers and close up of the watch storage… very cool

-- "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do... Explore, Dream, Discover” Mark Twain

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AaronK

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#12 posted 772 days ago

awesome, my favorite part is actually the outer door handle, i like how its one piece sliced in two.

how do the drawers open? do you just kinda get a knuckle in there and pull?

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chopcat

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#13 posted 771 days ago

Yes I saw the idea of the handle on another project (ant remember where now) it is great fun to play with these sorts of ideas as you can make them up before committing to adding them to the final piece.

With the drawers you use your fingers in the slots. It sort of works. Makes you think a bit about the cabinet as you use it rather than taking it all for granted.

I will see if i can find some more pics. There are some at www.handmadeboxes.co.uk

-- who ever wanted to buy anything when you can make it

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AaronK

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#14 posted 771 days ago

cool, thanks :-)

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Jonnhy_Switch

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#15 posted 676 days ago

HELL YEAH!!

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