Tuesday, November 12, 2013

DIY Jewelry Stand

diy jewelry stand

Build this simple and pretty jewelry stand using scrap wood, dowels and clear beads.
And personalize your jewelry stand too:

diy personalized jewelry stand

Functional and classy complete with a felt covered base:
diy personalized jewelry stand details
diy personalized jewelry stand from above

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You can make your own for much less and then spend what you saved on more jewelry!

diy jewelry stand with glass knob details

How to build a jewelry stand:

1. Cut wood pieces:

how to build a jewelry stand

2. Make base edge frame using glue and finish nails:

edge frame for base

3. Secure frame to mdf base using finish nails up through the base:

base portion with frame

4. Drill 1/2" holes through main dowel for 2 posts:

center dowel with holes

5. Assemble using glue and one 2" screw into the main dowel up through the base.
Prime and spray paint high gloss white:

horizontal dowels inserted

 6. To add decorative jewels use 1/2" clear beads and one hardware knob.
Predrill hole at center end of dowel.
Use finish nails and glue to secure beads:

attach clear beads on dowels

7. For personalization print out name, I used Garamond font at 90 point.
Step 2: Line up print out at center of long side and trace using ballpoint pen.
Step 3: The pen leaves a visible indent in the wood.
Step 4: Paint on and inside the indent.

how to personalize a jewelry stand

8. Paint the interior of the tray light pink:

paint interior of jewelry stand base

9. To add felt bottom use spray adhesive:

apply spray adhesive on felt

10. Press firmly onto base and trim away excess for a clean edge:

trim felt base on jewelry stand

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