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Looks like I got talked into building something else for the wife that I have never done. I am in the planning stages of building a smallish jewelry box/cabinet. It will stand about 16" high, 10" deep and 14" wide. I plan to have five drawers in the middle with hinged sides that swing out to hang necklaces and the such on.

My question is what would be an appropriate thickness for the carcass? Also what thickness for the drawer? I am looking for a proper ratio or such that will be pleasing to the eye.

As always thank you for sharing your skills and experience with a new guy!

JJ
 

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I like mine about 3/8" or less

This is one that's about 5/16". They get too clubby and start to look like cabinets rather than "jewelry" boxes. JMO. This one brought tears to the recipient, so I figure that's good enough....
 

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this one is 1/4" wall thickness

dimensions are 14" X 13" X 6" from Honduran Rosewood
 

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Steve Neul said:
If it were me I would make the box and drawer fronts out of 1/2" material and the drawer box out of 3/8"
Me too.

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