Cherry and Burl Jewelry Box

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Project by rdwile posted 03-04-2014 10:54 AM 2092 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This jewelry box was a gift for my son’s girlfriend. Her requirement was for a place to hang necklaces. I found this plan on Woodcraft and pretty much followed it exactly. The main wood is cherry and the accent wood is some scrap maple burl. As folks that make small objects know, smaller is not easier, in fact the opposite is true – a nice challenge.

The waterfall glass is an elegant touch which adds more visual interest to the piece.

This was very well received and I believe I will make another.

-- Richard D. Wile,

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#1 posted 03-04-2014 12:08 PM

Great work, someone is real happy!

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

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#2 posted 03-04-2014 12:28 PM

Excellent jewelry box…nice design and wood, I really like the waterfall glass. Excellent job.
Thanks for sharing.

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

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#3 posted 03-04-2014 02:18 PM

Cool idea, combining the glass doors in jewelry box.

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

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#4 posted 03-04-2014 02:51 PM

Boy, that is nice. That glass is a wonderful addition. Looks better than the plane glass in the picture of the website you posted. I had to bookmark that one.

You did sooo good!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#5 posted 03-04-2014 02:53 PM

It’s very nice, clean, and well done. 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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#6 posted 03-04-2014 03:45 PM

Love the glass great choice. really helps set off the great wood you chose!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#7 posted 03-04-2014 05:19 PM

Sweet, love it when folks use a textured glass

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 03-04-2014 06:46 PM

Very nice box!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 03-04-2014 07:36 PM

Nice work! Did you put a material inside the drawers? like velvet or something.

-- Bard son of iver

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#10 posted 03-05-2014 02:45 AM

Awesome design – love the waterfall glass incorporated into the design.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#11 posted 03-11-2014 02:23 PM

Gorgeous jewelry box! Great build, awesome combo of glass and wood, and love the burl accents. Excellent job!

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