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Greetings fellow LJ friends. It's been awhile since I have last posted anything. Back issues/surgeries have kept me out of the shop, however I pushed through ongoing issues and prevailed. I have a buddy that is more of a brother than buddy. He asked me quite awhile ago if I could make hime a watch-box and this is what I built for him for his birthday. I cannot the credit for the box design, I used The Wood Whisperer's knife box as the inspiration, changed the dimensions and added the cubbies. I used Bubinga because of its beautiful color and grains and walnut as accents. Brusso hinges and a mortise and tenon type lock from Woodcraft.

Yes, you may notice a missing screw head in the right hinge, I snapped it off (hate tightening brass screws) and need to go get a screw extractor to fix my mistake. I wanted to post this before surgery tomorrow but will get the repair done. Thanks for looking!

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Very nice, I have one to build for my favorite Son in Law:) what size did you go with for the cubbies 3" X 4" ?
Before I started using wax on the brass screws, when a screw broke I could usually remove it with needle nose vise grip when the hinge was removed?
 

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Super classic-looking build.

I also use wax on the brass screws, luckily havent had one break off yet.
 

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Andre, thank you for the suggestion, the cubbies are 3" x 3".
 

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If you use Brusso brass hinges, they include a steel screw to pre-thread the drilled pilot hole to help avoid breaking the brass screw.
 

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Glad to see you're well along the road to recovery, at least enough to get back into your shop. Great therapy I find, physical and mental.

Watch box looks great! I made a watch box not long ago but couldn't find anything that looks as nice in the box once it's finished. Just curious … what did you use for pillows?
 

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MUST58GT, I ordered the pillows from AMAZON. The amazon description is below. Thanks for the comments and looking.

BCP 20-pieces Velvet Small Bracelet /Watch Pillow Jewelry Displays (Black)
 

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Peteybadboy, the grids are 3" X 3" X2 1/2"
 
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