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Wife's Christmas Present. Ambrosia Maple Jewelry Armoire

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Project by John Choponis posted 01-21-2014 02:37 AM 2038 views 21 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As the title say’s I made this for my wife for Christmas, it was a complete surprise for her. Made entirely of Ambrosia Maple. Three drawers on the bottom, top open’s for more storage. Both sides open for necklace storage. Flocking has since been added to the drawers, let her pick the color.

John





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Rick M.

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#1 posted 01-21-2014 03:02 AM

Looks very well made. There is certainly a lot going on.

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#2 posted 01-21-2014 04:36 AM

Looks great. I really like the look of the ambrosia maple

-- Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.

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#3 posted 01-21-2014 05:24 AM

Simply beautiful. Very well built and thought out.

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

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#4 posted 01-21-2014 05:56 AM

That looks like a great gift John. I have never seen that type of wood for sale in my neck of the woods.
Are the plans for that box available….......................

-- mike...............

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#5 posted 01-21-2014 09:26 AM

What a beautiful jewelry box John….that wood is amazing… thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#6 posted 01-21-2014 12:26 PM

Not only a great design, great use of the wood.

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

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#7 posted 01-21-2014 01:02 PM

Beautiful work. Great to see that incredible grain patterns of the wood. Thanks for sharing

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#8 posted 01-21-2014 03:17 PM

nice job

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#9 posted 01-21-2014 04:32 PM

That is very nice work. Do you have plans for this ? I would love a copy of them

-- Measure once, cut , measure again, cut and damn its still to short

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John Choponis

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#10 posted 01-21-2014 05:27 PM

Thanks for all of the positive comments. I do not have a plan for this, it was a custom build.

The dimensions are 20”h x 20” w x 10” d

John

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#11 posted 01-21-2014 05:30 PM

I also forgot to mention that this lumber was at a local saw mill ready to be made into pallets. What a shame that would have been.

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#12 posted 01-21-2014 06:03 PM

That is some unique wood for sure.

-- Measure once, cut , measure again, cut and damn its still to short

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#13 posted 01-21-2014 08:23 PM

Very nice, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#14 posted 01-21-2014 09:46 PM

Very nice looking. Well done.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#15 posted 01-21-2014 10:58 PM

Beautiful wood and super craftsmanship.
Quite sure she loves this and asks you more to put in.
what kind of finish you applied?

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