Machining and Some Assembly

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Blog entry by Paul posted 01-16-2008 05:08 AM 961 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Dados for interior partitions made with table saw stacked dado blade – ash drawer guides glued to the interior before assembly – pins for dovetails visible – partial end pieces have the tails

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interior partitions (poplar) and box bottom (pine)

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Glue up of main box body (Walnut)

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Full half round top ready for sanding and fine tuning (Walnut and Walnut veneer)

-- Paul, Texas

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#1 posted 01-16-2008 05:14 AM

Looks interesting! I can’t wait to see it complete.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 01-16-2008 11:24 AM

Can’t wait to see the finished product. Looks good so far.

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#3 posted 01-16-2008 11:31 AM

Keep it coming Paul.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 01-16-2008 09:24 PM

Thanks. It’s in the ugly duckling stage right now.

I expect it to end up looking much better than it does now.

-- Paul, Texas

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#5 posted 01-18-2008 05:09 PM

I love the step by step pictures!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 01-18-2008 10:18 PM

Fascinating stuff. Thanks for sharing the process Paul.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#7 posted 01-18-2008 10:21 PM

Very nice, I’ve always liked round top chests. I plan to make one someday.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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