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Keep your jewelry or random trinkets in style* with this Atari box!


*Disclaimer: May only be considered stylish by a small, but fantastic, subpopulatonSpace invader not included.

Step 1: Materials and Preparation


Materials
Shellac
Paper
Sandpaper
Wood glue

Wood
1/4" Walnut (Box top and sides)
  • 1 piece - 3 1/2" by 4"
  • 1 piece - 3" by 3 1/2"
  • 4 pieces - 3 1/2" by 1 3/4" by - Cut with mitre saw
1/2" Walnut (Box base)
  • 3 1/2" by 4"
1/8" Cherry (Bottom of top section)
  • 3 1/8" by 3 1/2"
3/4" Purple heartwood dowel (Button and stick)
  • 1/4" piece
  • 3 1/2" long
Walnut veneer (Center circle and middle rings)
Cherry veneer (Top markings)

Tools
Mitre Saw
Chisel
Brush
Hole saw
Drill
Clamps
Scissors

<p>I STILL HAVE MY ATARI THAT I GOT WHEN I WAS 10, I AM NOW 42 ON JANUARY 4TH....AND IT STILL WORKS!!!!!..................PAC MAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!</p>
where did you find the purple heartwood dowel. if you found it online could you give the site? i just can't find it.
Just on eBay - there was a seller with 3/4&quot; diameter dowels 36&quot; long ($18.00 for 6) . However, you could also check for round pen blanks or cut off pieces to find smaller pieces for less.
Amazing job! If I had a girlfriend I'd totally build a miniature version of this as a marriage proposal ring box!
Beautiful! GREAT job, I make jewelry boxes too!<br>Now you should flock the inside of the box.<br>http://www.donjer.com/<br><br>Stuff really works GREAT!
Yeah, Atari joystick isn't the first thing that comes to mind...........:)
My kind of jewelry box!
Before I opened this, I thought it was one of your projects.
I hope you mean that in a good way : )<br><br>Thanks!
Ha! That's pretty funny.
very cool !
Great job!
This is amazing. You are amazing.

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