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Blog series by JuniorJoiner updated 06-24-2009 07:55 AM 3 parts 5532 reads 14 comments total

Part 1: carcass and drawer

05-07-2009 04:02 AM by JuniorJoiner | 5 comments »

This is the project i am working on, A Bread box which was a special request from a friends eldest daughter for her wedding gift.The wood is western maple, mostly heartwood. The project is going to receive a very dark stain to match their kitchen, so the hand cut joinery will be obscured when the project is complete.The through tenons are wedged with black walnut wedges. The drawer is quarter sawn Alaskan yellow cedar, tiny dovetails only 3/8ths of an inch at their widest.the drawer bottom...

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Part 2: making door and drawer front

05-22-2009 05:30 AM by JuniorJoiner | 3 comments »

I have been away from my shop quite a bit lately. and when i finally did stagger home, I wasted a few days with an inner ear infection/hangover.lol.so now, i’m short on time to get this project out of my shop, as i have a fishing trip coming up(15 hour flight to go teach my 9 year old the finer points of catching Atlantic salmon for 3 weeks). My original intention had been to carve a wheat sheaf into a plain panel for the door. when i did, I didn’t like anything about it, and w...

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Part 3: Sorry for the wait

06-24-2009 07:55 AM by JuniorJoiner | 6 comments »

I apologize to everyone for the delay on finishing this project. I was sidelined for a few weeks doing a stint in rehab. The veterans affairs people thought it was necessary because of my daily morphine use. So off I went… Not many woodworkers to chat with in rehab. Anyway, Here is the finished project, I had to rush to get this done, so a few minor design changes were made to save time. overall, it was a fun project and a learning experience , as i did a few things differently than ...

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