Men's Watch & Pen Box | Solid Wenge and Birdseye Maple

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Project by NickJonesDesigns posted 09-05-2015 04:25 PM 1548 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I constructed this Watch and Pen Box of solid Wenge and Birdseye Maple. When the top is opened, it reveals storage for eight watches. The sliding drawer under the top watch compartment provides storage for up to 17 fountain pens. The fountain pen tray is also removable to allow for storage of other items. All compartments are lined in felt.

I do not use any stains or dyes when creating my pieces. All colors seen are the natural colors of the wood, which will continue to deepen and enrich over the years.

-- Nick Jones Designs,

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#1 posted 09-05-2015 04:28 PM

Beautifuly crafted with all those spacers, drower and other details. When you make it with wenge and maple it must look good. Awesome contrast.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 09-06-2015 05:00 PM

Really beautiful! great combination of contrasting woods. I like you lifts and pulls also. This had to have been a fun project to see take shape.

-- "The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!" --Artur Schnabel

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#3 posted 09-07-2015 11:59 PM

Very nice looking watch box! I like the clean look of it, and the contrasting woods!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#4 posted 09-15-2015 01:32 AM

Nick. This is an amazing box. Really great job. Congrats

-- AJ

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#5 posted 09-15-2015 03:16 AM

Exquisite! Please share your secret for not complaining about splinters from that wicked wenge wood! I have a couple of nice pieces that I would like to use without getting splintered into oblivion.

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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