Heirloom Music Box
It's not often that you can build an heirloom project in such a short time. Especially one that sounds as good as it looks.
A lot of craftsmen have a music box on their woodworking bucket list. The pleasant sounds of a music box can calm crying babies and relieve stress in people of any age. Of course, the music is all in the works, so you can choose a melody that takes you to a happy place and time. But the box has to be something special to house your favorite tune. This box has everything needed — a beautiful shape, an elegant marquetry panel, and a banded top.
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What You Get:
- Unlimited access to this Video Plan — a full episode of the Woodsmith Shop TV Show!
- 7 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions.
- More than 40 full-color photos and illustrations.
- Retail sources for hardware and supplies.
- Shop-tested guarantee from the editors of Woodsmith and ShopNotes magazines.
Note: After your purchase, you will receive an email containing a PDF attachment of your purchased plan, as well as instructions for logging in to download the plan and access any other associated files and videos, which will all be located on this page.
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.