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Project by verw0003 posted 435 days ago 2056 views 23 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks to all of you on LJ’s for the inspiration, I was able to put together a jewelry box for my wife for Valentines Day.

It’s solid walnut with wenge drawer pulls. 9 inches high, 11 inches wide, and 9 inches deep. Legs were curved on 2 sides with use of a bandsaw and a template jig that I built. The main frame is held together using rabbits cut on the router. Drawers are lined with felt. It’s not perfect, but in every mistake I think I was able to learn and grow as a woodworker. Thanks everyone!





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darkone

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#1 posted 435 days ago

Excellent jewelry box! I really like those legs.

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ken_c

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#2 posted 435 days ago

I like it :-) is it built like a full size cabinet, dust frames and all?

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#3 posted 435 days ago

Well done!

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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bugz

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#4 posted 435 days ago

Great legs, I’m sure it will be a great gift.

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

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#5 posted 435 days ago

Good stuff!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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littlecope

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#6 posted 435 days ago

Fine Work my Friend!!
Welcome to LJ’s!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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rozzi

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#7 posted 435 days ago

Nice. Well done. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Duane, Iowa

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smiod

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#8 posted 435 days ago

looks great

-- stan, oxford, mi smiod2@aol.com Make all the finest joints but the only thing they will remember is the finish!

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Straightbowed

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#9 posted 434 days ago

I love tha design itsa gorgeous nice curves on the sides excellant JOB!!!!!

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 434 days ago

Nice job and Welcome to lumberjocks as well.

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

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nakedjoinery

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#11 posted 434 days ago

Totally love the design. I’ll be adding this to my growing list of boxes to make. Thanks for sharing, I bet she loves it.

-- mike c

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Kaleb the Swede

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#12 posted 434 days ago

Happy wife, happy life. She is going to love it, especially something this useful. Be careful, now she may ask for more jewelry to fill it up

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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JR_Dog

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#13 posted 434 days ago

Great job; looks very nice!

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robdem

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#14 posted 434 days ago

Looks great like the leg design

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Trackeng

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#15 posted 434 days ago

When have any of us had a project that was perfect. The perfection is in the joy you had making it, the learning exerience, and the fact that your wife will always treasure it. In my book…..that is perfection.

Great job!

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