Perhaps I’m just way too much of a geek, but I think this home-brewed mp3 music box is just about as charming as the old analog music boxes.
Here’s how they did it:
How-To Make Your Own MP3 Music Box
With a little creative polish, you could make the inside look a lot better than this. In fact, if you have better woodshop skills than the guy in the video, you might even have some Etsy potential, too.
As far as home projects go, this could be an EPIC valentines gift.