Misc. jewelry boxes.

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Project by DouginVa posted 08-28-2012 03:44 PM 1687 views 12 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first one is an original design. Made of walnut, keyed dovetail miter joints, pinned lids that conceal trays for misc items, rings, tie clips, cuff links, etc. and a tray for display items. My retirement watches earn this spot. Not for the guy with a LOT of jewelry. The main body and tray of the second box is a mystery wood to me. Made from salvaged wood from an outdoor garden bench. It’s very porous and light weight. The lid and legs are from walnut as well. I made the padded trays on each of these with a foam pad and synthetic suede to cover it. Both are finished in Danish Oil.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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Tom Godfrey

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#1 posted 08-28-2012 04:46 PM

Great idea and great job. You don’t see many jewelry boxes made for men and I like this idea. May just see what I can do making one.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (

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#2 posted 08-28-2012 04:47 PM

I really like the first one. It is unique. I absolutely love unique. Shows thought and imagination.

Second box is nicely done as well.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 08-28-2012 05:10 PM

Nice boxes ! The “doors” on the first one, and how they open with the finger holes, is neat !

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#4 posted 08-28-2012 05:46 PM

Hello DouginVa

Very great boxes with so beautiful designs

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#5 posted 08-28-2012 06:36 PM

They look great

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#6 posted 08-28-2012 09:41 PM

Darn good looking boxes and unique to boot…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#7 posted 08-28-2012 11:26 PM

Both, very nice. I like the way the 1st one opens also. Very kool idea

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#8 posted 08-29-2012 12:19 AM

Beautiful design/workmanship on both of these.

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

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#9 posted 11-10-2012 09:59 AM

Men’s Valet boxes, I like them.

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