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Project by rdwile posted 149 days ago 923 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, http://richard-wile.blogspot.ca/





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 149 days ago

Great work, someone is real happy!

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

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 149 days ago

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

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

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bugz

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#3 posted 149 days ago

Cool idea, combining the glass doors in jewelry box.

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

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PaulDoug

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#4 posted 149 days ago

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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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 149 days ago

It’s very nice, clean, and well done. Congratulations.

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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Thewoodman2000

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#6 posted 149 days ago

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

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

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mcoyfrog

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#7 posted 149 days ago

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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majuvla

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#8 posted 149 days ago

Very nice box!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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koraile

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#9 posted 148 days ago

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

-- Bard son of iver

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rtbrmb

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#10 posted 148 days ago

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

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#11 posted 142 days ago

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

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