Cherry Jewelry Box

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Project by ornateInventions posted 11-13-2017 09:48 AM 2013 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This jewelry box was inspired by Marc Spagnuolo

I got about half way through with this but wasn’t interested in finishing it until a friend said they would buy it if I did. They wanted those bird designs on the box, I used a wood burning tool.

Woods used: Walnut, cherry, Maple

Velvet material on the inside which has a sticky backing for easy installation

I used epoxy to glue the barrel hinges in and finished this with Deft Lacquer Satin Spray which works great.


-- "Here am I, send me" - The True Craftsman

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#1 posted 11-13-2017 10:34 AM

Very nice and interesting concept, regarding layout of sides and top. I like those striped sides.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 11-13-2017 01:06 PM

Like Ivan said – I like the sides, neat concept

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 11-13-2017 02:11 PM

I like it. This design scaled up would make a great chest.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#4 posted 11-13-2017 05:47 PM

beautiful box

-- bambi

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#5 posted 11-13-2017 07:10 PM

This jewelry box is so beautiful and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#6 posted 11-14-2017 12:52 AM

I like your box, were those hinges difficult to install?

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#7 posted 11-14-2017 07:06 AM

I like your box, were those hinges difficult to install?

- Belford

Yes they were difficult, especially since I used a hand drill, and the right amount of epoxy was a bit tricky as well. Hard to not get it on the moving parts of the hinge.

-- "Here am I, send me" - The True Craftsman

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#8 posted 11-14-2017 09:33 AM


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#9 posted 03-26-2018 03:31 PM

Great jewelry box!! Love the design. It WOULD be a great chest like swirt has already commented.
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I really like the bird images burned into the cherry.

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