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Project by poospleasures posted 234 days ago 1124 views 13 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The story is as follows. Sometime back a lady brought me very old looking small (Appx. 8 1/2” across X 6 1/2” high X 7” deep) keepsake/jewelry box that was in bad repair. She said her husband brought it to her when he came home from Japan in 1945. It was was made from some soft wood which I could not identify. I repaired it as best I could. I thought this was a really cute little box and ask her permission to make one like it. When it was finished she liked it so well she just had to have it. Since then have made a couple more in walnut and a cedar one. It is surprising how much small jewelry will fit onto this. Thanks for looking.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon





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Palliserwoodsman

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#1 posted 234 days ago

very nicely done

-- Owen, Lethbridge, Alberta

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 233 days ago

I like the hidden effect. The front door is super. Well done.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#3 posted 233 days ago

Nice replica. Love the hidden storage, looks very professional

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 233 days ago

It’s a very nice box and I can see why she liked it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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sras

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#5 posted 233 days ago

Nice design concept.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 233 days ago

Interesting design—very nicely crafted.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 233 days ago

Man. that is really neat Vernon!!. I’ll have to put that into the favorites.

Thanks for sharing!!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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bygrace

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#8 posted 233 days ago

Very nice! You would never know it was a jewelry box. Thanks for posting it.

-- Andy, Waxahachie, Tx.

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kiefer

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#9 posted 233 days ago

Very interesting box design ,I like it .

-- Kiefer 松

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Roger

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#10 posted 231 days ago

WowZa Vernon. That is a really nice project. Luv the way the drawers are hidden

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#11 posted 229 days ago

Simple yet classy looking box. Like the hidden drawers, unique design and great finish. Great job!

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