Jewelry Box



This is a project lesson for making a small jewelry box. The box is 10 x 6 and usually takes beginning classes approximately 4 weeks to complete from beginning to end. The project can be made without students using the table saw. It is an effective project for easing students into machines and machine processes.

Lesson Time

Plan Drawing
30 Minutes
Layout of lines
15 Minutes
Cutting Demo
15 Minutes
Assembly demo
15 Minutes
Making the top
15 Minutes
Hinges Demo
20 Minutes
Finishing touches
15 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Building and Construction Trades Building and Construction Trades
    • Cabinetry, Millwork, and Woodworking
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will create a small jewelry box using stationary and portable power tools.
  • Students will learn how to make a multiview drawing and build a project from that drawing and its steps of procedures.

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