Necklace Display Stand

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Project by Pete Santos posted 03-08-2014 03:24 PM 893 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I did a commission of 8 for a client and then so many other customers/clients wanted some so I made a show model. This one is Sapele for the necklace display board, the base is mahogany. No stain, just water based poly on top of sanding sealer. The display board is 8 inches wide by 12 inches tall and 3/4 inch thick. The base is 1-1/2 inches thick and 8×6 rectangle. Back side has screws going down the middle in order to hook longer necklaces so that in the front, they hang down to the correct height.

-- Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and love.

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#1 posted 03-08-2014 05:04 PM

Very nice project and a great job too!

-- Dennis, WV

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#2 posted 03-08-2014 05:34 PM

Very nice. The stand may even look better than the necklace it displays.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#3 posted 03-09-2014 03:45 AM

Well done : ) Added to favorites.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 03-09-2014 05:13 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed & Well Done! Thanks For Sharing.


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#5 posted 03-09-2014 10:34 AM

Nice shape! ...and beautiful wood.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#6 posted 03-09-2014 11:57 AM

Pete that is a very nice display. I made one that looks nothing like it then just recently bought a cheap velvet covered version. I think I like the wood much better. Especially like the screw hooks on the back, one of the biggest issues I had was hanging the necklace properly. Thanks for the inspiration.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#7 posted 03-09-2014 12:16 PM

Very nice display stand for necklaces.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 03-10-2014 08:38 PM

Thanks all for the kind remarks. Can’t take too much credit, just doing what most of us woodworkers do, we make the imagination of other materialize, since they can’t…. either they don’t have the right tools or the proper skills. I also enjoy teaching others to do woodwork. Some of the most gratifying time spent in the shop was when I was teaching others safety and techniques.

-- Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and love.

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#9 posted 03-14-2014 07:28 PM

Great idea and design on that cool stand. It really shows the beauty of the well finished woods.

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