Recipe Box Project! #3: Did more work today!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 1512 days ago 3555 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Work on mom recipe box today! Part 3 of Recipe Box Project! series Part 4: Started the finishing today! »

I did some sanding, resaw the top, install side peices. This is fun! I had to glue some peices up for the top.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#1 posted 1512 days ago

Hey Charles
Glad your having fun, a good start on your box.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1512 days ago

Nice box, I like tight butt joints! Looks good.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#3 posted 1512 days ago

looking good there , charles .

from the looks of the cut burns ,
i think you either need a sharper blade ,
or your fence needs to be adjusted .

i can see these pics. but not the icons yet.
and no meny bar for this comment window .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 1512 days ago

The walnut sure looks good! Bet the grain will really “pop” when you get to the finish stage!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 1512 days ago

That saw seems to be burning the cuts on the timber… as David suggests maybe sharpen the blade or make sure the fence is true..
Good start … can’t wait to see it finished…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 1511 days ago

Thanks for the suggest my blade might need sharpen for real, I been doing a lot of cutting.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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matt garcia

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#7 posted 1511 days ago


-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#8 posted 1511 days ago

This is coming along really nicely Charles!!
It is a lot of fun, isn’t it?! :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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David Craig

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#9 posted 1511 days ago

Nice progress Charles. Glad to hear that you are enjoying the work. Many of us perform a task to get to the completed project, but I think it is reaching a level where one enjoys the process itself that turns us into a “real” woodworker. I think when you post the pics of the completed project, you should post one of your mom holding the box. It would be nice to see her beaming with pride over her talented son.


-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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