Jewelry box for my daughter

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Project by kevinw posted 05-15-2008 01:13 PM 2963 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this box for my daughter as a college graduation gift. We lost her mother to cancer almost seven years ago and I gave her our wedding rings with a nice white gold necklace. I thought it would be nice to make a box for it also. She seemed very touched and it was very meaningful

-- Kevin, Blue Springs, MO

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#1 posted 05-15-2008 01:34 PM

Beautiful. I’m sure your daughter will treasure it.

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#2 posted 05-15-2008 02:23 PM

Thoughtful Kevin, you’re a great Dad. Nice project as well

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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#3 posted 05-15-2008 02:28 PM

beautiful box and sentiment. I’m sure both will be treasured.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#4 posted 05-15-2008 02:28 PM

Very nice gift, including the thought behind it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 05-15-2008 02:36 PM

Kevin, a very nice gift. I’m sure, like the rings, it will be treasured.

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#6 posted 05-15-2008 07:20 PM

Kevin; What a nice box. The thick walls exude an aire of security for the special contents held. I will have to try that sometime. Excellent story, thanks for sharing.

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#7 posted 05-15-2008 07:25 PM


This is a beautiful box and I am sure that your daughter loves it. It is a gift from the heart and those are special indeed.

Well done. And thanks both for the post and the story behind it.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#8 posted 05-15-2008 09:35 PM

Lovely box and touching story. i am sure she will treasure the box.

-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"

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#9 posted 05-16-2008 01:43 AM

Very nice.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#10 posted 05-16-2008 05:14 AM

I’m sorry for the loss of your wife. Like the other posts here…what a beautiful, thoughtful gift for your daughter!

-- Martin, Kansas

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#11 posted 05-16-2008 12:17 PM

Beautiful box – lucky daughter.

-- Bob

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#12 posted 05-17-2008 05:03 PM

Really nice box, and a beautiful gift to your daughter.

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#13 posted 05-18-2008 05:56 AM

sorry to hear about your wife. it’s a wonderful gift here that you were able to give to your daughter.
I’m sure she’ll treasure it.

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