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My wife's jewelry box

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Project by Kade Knight posted 02-14-2013 12:06 AM 2095 views 16 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this purpleheart and birdseye maple jewelry box for my wife for a Christmas present…and I finally finished it in February…at least she is understanding.





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longgone

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#1 posted 02-14-2013 12:09 AM

Very nice jewelry box…! Definitely looks like a gift worth waiting for.

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#2 posted 02-14-2013 03:10 AM

Very nice, great things take longer.

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

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#3 posted 02-14-2013 03:50 AM

Great job, I’m sure she loves it and didnt mind waiting… Love PH

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

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#4 posted 02-14-2013 04:05 AM

Nice, purpleheart is difficult to work with at times. Makes good pens though.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#5 posted 02-14-2013 06:05 PM

Hello Kade

Great work

I’m sure she will be very very very happy with a so beautiful gift

What size ?

Thanks for sharing

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

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#6 posted 02-14-2013 08:17 PM

Very nice looking jewelry box! I’m sure your wife will love it! Besides, you could always tell her it’s really for Saint Valentine’s Day!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#7 posted 02-15-2013 12:04 AM

Don’t sweat it, she’ll love it. The birds eye is killer. Well done.

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

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#8 posted 02-15-2013 01:17 AM

Absolutely great work. Does it count for both Christmas and Valentines Day?? Probably not…back to the shop!!

-- Tsunami Guitars and Custom Woodworking, Cleveland, TN

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 02-15-2013 02:15 AM

Wow! That was definately worth the wait. And you’re not kidding anyone. You just wanted to cover both Christmas and V Day with one gift! LOL

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#10 posted 02-15-2013 02:20 AM

Very beautiful job on this.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#11 posted 02-15-2013 04:56 AM

Thanks everyone. @Diggerjacks the measurements are 18”H x 16”W x 8”D. Looking back on it know I wish I had made the top drawer into two 1.5” drawers instead of one 3” drawer…hindsight right? @Micheal Curtis- purpleheart gave me more headaches than any other wood has! P.S. Thanks for your service to this country

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#12 posted 02-15-2013 01:08 PM

I hope you dont mind but i am going to copy this design almost completly. I was wondering how you did the felt and where you bought it. My daughter loved it when she saw it. Bought the wood last night.

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#13 posted 02-15-2013 01:43 PM

That is one beautiful jewelry box and very nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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