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Dual User Rustic Jewelry Box

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Project by Steve O posted 05-25-2012 07:28 PM 1115 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Intended as a her-and-his jewelry box, this was a project designed to use up some architectural submittal samples that were kicking around the office – wood, wire mesh and glass – and construct a box out of mixed-media. The glass lid panels have an iridescent sheen that shimmers and varies as you walk by it, with a mesh of stainless steel right below it, to add texture and detail. Removable stops allow for easy glass replacement in the future, if necessary. The sliding trays also have wire mesh bottoms. It saved a bit of material from going to the dump, so I guess you could call it a “green” project.

-- Steve O in Oregon





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majuvla

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#1 posted 05-25-2012 07:31 PM

Outstanding design.I like your projects!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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GenerationWW

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#2 posted 05-26-2012 12:39 AM

Awesome idea, that came out great!

-- list your handcrafted treasures @ www.generationwoodworks.com for free!

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vipond33

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#3 posted 05-26-2012 01:27 AM

Outstanding detail work and a fine use of mixed materials. Like the corner gussets on the sliding trays and the glass and mesh used are fantastic. Black and red bottoms? Perfect. A little long on the non integrated handles? Perhaps. Nice work.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 05-26-2012 01:40 AM

Great design and a cool build. A fantastic Jewelry box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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AKSteve

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#5 posted 05-26-2012 02:28 AM

good use of materials, I like the lighter wood with the overall design.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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#6 posted 05-26-2012 08:44 AM

Nice design and a great use of the materials.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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RogerBean

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#7 posted 05-26-2012 12:07 PM

Very nice indeed!
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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