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DIY Wood Box - Part I

Woodworking Plans from WOOD store® and WOOD® Magazine ...
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Plans to Build A Gem of a Jewelry Box Plans to Build A Gem of a Jewelry BoxLooking to craft a unique item to delight someone special?

This stylish Jewelry Box chest, made with eye-catching curly maple and wenge, is just the ticket.

Though the project looks sophisticated, the construction's surprisingly simple, thanks to the straightforward dado, rabbet, and groove joinery.

Plans to Build Curvy Jewelry Box

Curvy Jewelry Box Plan

Spend just a few evenings in the shop crafting this box, and then let its curves bedazzle its recipient. Joinery for the carcase and drawers requires only a router table with a couple straight bits.

» Your bandsaw make easy work of the lowing lines on the front
» Overall Dimensions are 14" Long x 9" Wide x 8" Tall
Plans to Build Photo Frame Catchall Box

Photo Frame Catchall Box Plan

This easy-to-build box displays up to 10 favorite photos and provides a convenient place for everything from a deck of cards and coasters to envelopes and stamps to pocket change and earrings. Overall dimensions: 13" wide x 9" deep x 5" high.
Plans to Build A Dresser-Top Valet Plan

Dresser-Top Valet Plan

Here's an accessory that dresses up your dresser and adds storage space at the same time. It goes together quickly with biscuit joinery and features a pair of easy-to-build drawers. The valet matches the Shaker-style dresser, but would look great in any setting. Overall dimensions: 29" W x 16" D x 5" H.
Secret Compartment Jewelry Box Plans to Build Secret Compartment Jewelry Box PlanStorage pieces with secret compartments are typically quite complicated to build, but that's not the case with this eye-catching weekend project.

NOTE: This item is available as a downloadable PDF. To download, view, and print the plan on your computer, you'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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Plans to Build a Keepsake Box Plans to Build a Keepsake BoxContrasting woods and tapered legs make it a real eye-grabber. Don't let the refined appearance of this Keepsake Box project fool you. It's not difficult to make. Plans will show you how to shape the tapered legs using patterns and a sander.

» Measures: 5" W x 8" L
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» Tile-Topped Keepsake Box Plan

Tile-Topped Keepsake BoxKeep jewelry, letters, photographs and other cherished items in this stylish case that features an eye-catching ceramic centerpiece. This project works great as a stand alone piece or part of an Arts & Crafts collection. These plans cover details on creating and applying an authentic mission finish that makes quartersawn oak come alive.

» Overall dimensions: 8" square x 5" tall
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Tile-Topped Keepsake Box

Plans to Build a Beveled Beauty Jewelry Box

Beveled Beauty Jewelry Box Plan

The woodworkers at WOOD magazine have seen hundreds of beautiful jewelry boxes over the years, but when they came across this one at a national arts-and-crafts show, they knew they had found one to top the list.

» Measures 8-1/2" x 15-1/2"
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Plans to Build a Beveled Beauty Jewelry Box

Slant-Sided Music Box Plan

Slant-Sided Music BoxMahogany and maple blend harmoniously in a box as beautiful as the music within. Besides the music movement the only other hardware you'll need is a pair of stop hinges that keep the lid propped upright while the music plays.

The lucky owner of this beautiful box will enjoy a serenade every time she lifts the figured maple lid. The woodworking plan for this item was featured in the September 2009 issue of WOOD.



Catchall Containers Plan

Plans to Build A Catchall Containers with beautiful Finger JointsThese catchall containers with beautiful finger joints are deceptively simple to make. Include with the box plans are completed jig illustrations and instruction to make the box-joint jig.

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» Overall dimensions: 7" W x 19" L x 5 ⅝" H
» Featured in the Issue 181 WOOD™ Magazine
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