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Project by jcsterling posted 03-10-2009 04:46 AM 9160 views 106 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished up two boxes ready for delivery and I thought I would show you my version of the ever popular jewelry box.

6 horizontal drawers and two vertical.

The boxes pictured are:
1. walnut and poplar
2.Curly maple, spalted maple, and birdseye maple with walnut pulls
3.African mahogany and spalted maple with walnut pulls
4.African mahogany with walnut pulls (realized too late that I messed up the order of the drawers for the grain to flow from one to the other…live and learn. )
5.earing holder
6.necklace pegs

I also do these with a single door. I always look for unique pieces for the panels unless requested otherwise.

Thanks for looking

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#1 posted 03-10-2009 04:56 AM

First rate. Love ‘em!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 03-10-2009 04:58 AM

Very nice!

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#3 posted 03-10-2009 05:21 AM

These are really nice! I especially like the walnut box.

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#4 posted 03-10-2009 05:21 AM

Those are absolutely stunning. I love the wood and the design.

Thanks for sharing. Keep up the great work

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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#5 posted 03-10-2009 05:36 AM

Very very nice !
Beautiful combination of woods and love the design.

Thanks for sharing

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#6 posted 03-10-2009 06:04 AM

Very nice job. Nice choice of woods.

I’m kind of torn though, because although these are nice and I often wonder why people don’t lump projects that are all the same together in one post, I also like to see some details, or progress pictures that way we all can get an idea or two. It could just be me.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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#7 posted 03-10-2009 06:09 AM

very nice great design.


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#8 posted 03-10-2009 06:29 AM

Absolutely beautiful.
Great design and workmanship!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#9 posted 03-10-2009 08:38 AM

Nice. The craftsmanship and wood combination are outstanding.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#10 posted 03-10-2009 10:24 AM

great job…very nice designs, they look great

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#11 posted 03-10-2009 01:37 PM

Very nice work! These are all beautifull…I really like your design can you elaborate a little more on your construction/finish?


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#12 posted 03-10-2009 02:40 PM

Beautiful! Looks like you have been busy.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#13 posted 03-10-2009 02:49 PM


Can you provide some more detail aroud the vertical boxes? (The boxes that flank the drawers in the middle section.) I’m interested in how the storage configuration works in these boxes. Are these primarily for necklaces? Do they hang from top to bottom or from side to side?

-- Homers / Murphy, TX

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#14 posted 03-10-2009 03:52 PM

These look great. Good job.

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#15 posted 03-10-2009 06:46 PM

Great looking, & great craftsmanship.

My favorite is the spalted maple.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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