Jewelry Cabinet for my cousin

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Project by Nick_R posted 10-20-2013 07:35 PM 1483 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Using Paduk (I think?) and Maple from rough cut lumber I fashioned this cabinet for my cousin in Sicily. We will be visiting next year and I wanted to bring something special.

I did not use plans of any kind of just went with my gut. It was fun to make and I found some challenges and things I would do differently.

All in All I like it, although I still despise hinges.

-- Hope for the best but plan for the worst.

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#1 posted 10-20-2013 07:47 PM

Awesome looking design, I m sure they will ove the box

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#2 posted 10-20-2013 10:10 PM

Very cool looking piece

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

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#3 posted 10-21-2013 01:00 AM

Well… trust your gut! Your Jewelry cabinet è bellissimo! The design of one cabinet with four drawers and three sections in the drawer will provide a lots of space for Italian jewels! A great gift for a great trip. Fun.

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#4 posted 10-21-2013 01:11 AM

grazie mille avg giuesseppe!

-- Hope for the best but plan for the worst.

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#5 posted 10-21-2013 03:05 AM

Beautifully made Jewelry cabinet…you did an excellent job…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 10-25-2013 03:34 AM

A very nice piece. Great job.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#7 posted 10-25-2013 02:23 PM

Lovely jewelry box! Great wood combo and design, like the drawers and the handles. I’m sure your cousin will love it. Great job!

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#8 posted 10-25-2013 04:31 PM

That’s a real nice piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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