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Forum topic by Jim Crockett (USN Retired) posted 09-25-2009 04:42 AM 3055 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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09-25-2009 04:42 AM

I have an acquaintance who has asked if I can make her a jewelry box/cabinet for her earrings (over 100 pair). I’ve been giving it a lot of thought and searching the web and haven’t come up with very much. I do like the one shown on this site but don’t know that I can figure out a mounting system that will allow the leaves to move from side-t0-side. I emailed the site owner but he really didn’t want to reveal much about how it was set up except that he did mention multiple magnets used as stops.
I thought that something similar to this one with a couple of drawers and perhaps four shorter leaves above the drawers but without some hardware/system to pull the leaves out and be able to rotate them, I’m kind of at a loss.

Has anyone ever designed/built an earring cabinet or seen one? Any ideas or thoughts on designing such a critter?

JimC

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".


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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 09-25-2009 01:11 PM

Jim, Here is one posted by Devianthus that I have been considering. It may be something that you would have an interest in.

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#2 posted 09-27-2009 03:35 AM

When I built the two jewelry cabinets in my project pictures, I just purchased earing inserts that fit in the drawers. That seems to work fine. They come in different colors too. I purchased mine at Rockler.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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