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Project by lenb posted 454 days ago 1672 views 13 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I still had some cherry wood from the corner cabinet that I made for my daughter so I made a jewelry chest out of some of it. I think it turned out OK.
Not perfect but maybe the next one will be.
I hope you enjoy.

-- Profile photo is of our big 50th celebration, What a great day that was, July 2011





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 454 days ago

Another fine jewelry chest great job Len.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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SteveMI

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#2 posted 454 days ago

Drawers, open top and hanging about covers it all. It is elegant with the wood combinations. If I could conquer making drawers, I’d attempt it.

Steve.

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Kaleb the Swede

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#3 posted 454 days ago

Beautiful work. Love the look of this

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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DocSavage45

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#4 posted 454 days ago

We all make mistakes? That gives it character. Great execution. I’m sure she thought it was perfect. It is.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 453 days ago

great job, bet she loves t.

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

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Diggerjacks

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#6 posted 453 days ago

Hello lenb

A very great job

Please more pics with the open drawers

A sweet design
Do you have a miror in the top of the jewelry box ?

My wife will be very happy with a so beautiful jewelry box

What are the dimensions ?

Thanks for sharing

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

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Hawaiilad

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#7 posted 453 days ago

That turned out very nice…you should be proud of that build

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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SPalm

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#8 posted 453 days ago

Hey Len,
A very nice piece. Curved drawer fronts too. That’s a looker.

I love cherry and walnut combos. It looks great.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Jim Sellers

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#9 posted 453 days ago

sweet looking box. I too would be interested in seeing more pics and the size?

-- J.C.Sellers

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 453 days ago

I think you should be very proud of this one! It looks perfect to me. And I really like the design and the curved drawer fronts.

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

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Gary

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#11 posted 453 days ago

Dang classy work. She should be quite proud of that gift.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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lenb

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#12 posted 453 days ago

Thanks for all the nice complements. It means a lot coming from expert wood workers!
You should be able to find more photos and plans at www.canadianhomeworkshop.com
However I did not make the drawer fronts as they suggest but cut them with my band saw and then sanded it on my belt sander. I was surprised how well that worked. Cherry wood is really nice to work with not as hard as ash or maple.
I had done one before when I bend the fronts and that also worked well. I tried as they suggest with a router and a 2 in. bit but that did not work for me.

-- Profile photo is of our big 50th celebration, What a great day that was, July 2011

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jeffswildwood

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#13 posted 453 days ago

This is beautiful. You did a fantastic job on this. perfect. As for mistakes, the more projects I do the more I realize that the only one who sees them is me. Others don’t see them and I see none of them here! Also like the wooden flower in pic 2. Did you make this? love to see a post.

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Mosquito

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#14 posted 453 days ago

Very nice work. I would like to make something similar :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 453 days ago

A beautiful project and very nice.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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