Knitting box. I mean really, who among us doesn't need a knitting box?

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 893 days ago 4895 reads 8 times favorited 41 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yep, a project that none of you are likely to make. But forget that it’s for yarn; it’s really just a container that can be modified to fit any storage need. Also, a simple jig for making finger joints on the table saw.

Read more about this project here.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

41 comments so far

View Brandon's profile


4137 posts in 1554 days

#1 posted 893 days ago

Great video as usual, Steve. I really liked this project, though I don’t have a specific need for it. The tutorial on the finger joints was excellent! I will have to give those a try at some point.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

View Cliff De Witt 's profile

Cliff De Witt

128 posts in 1295 days

#2 posted 893 days ago

Speak for your self.

My wife is a fiber artist and she walked past and saw me looking at the picture and immediately said ” I want two of those”

Another winner.

-- Trying to find an answer to my son’s question: “…and forming organic cellulose by spinning it on its axis is interesting, why?”

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

7624 posts in 2655 days

#3 posted 893 days ago

Very good, Steve!

She will LIKE that!

Nice video… Nice design!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

View Gabe C.'s profile

Gabe C.

288 posts in 944 days

#4 posted 893 days ago

That was a great bit of knowledge there about the finger joints. I made one of your yarn swifts for my gal, who also knits, and I can see myself building something like this for her too. Thanks for all the ideas!
And that yarn swift? It has added to her madness. She now buys sweaters from resale shops and deconstructs them so she has EVEN MORE of a hoarding problem than she used to, and that thing is invaluable in the process.

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

View bfergie's profile


83 posts in 919 days

#5 posted 893 days ago

I can see my “honey-do” list getting bigger… My wife is a fiber artist too.

-- Fergie in CO

View will delaney's profile

will delaney

320 posts in 1238 days

#6 posted 893 days ago

Great Video as usual. Looks like your new saw is working out great. I thought it was the 2012 year end wrap up though. You have you year end wrap up shirt on of 2010 and 2011. The things LJs notice. Thanks for another great video.

View Stevinmarin's profile


837 posts in 1678 days

#7 posted 893 days ago

I really need to get some new shirts!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

View Chuck's profile


56 posts in 901 days

#8 posted 893 days ago

Steve, Here is some inspiration for shirts:

-- Chuck,

View Cozmo35's profile


2198 posts in 1638 days

#9 posted 893 days ago

Nice project Steve. I realy like the finger joints! Thanks for the tutorial.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

View Dennisgrosen's profile


10850 posts in 1718 days

#10 posted 893 days ago

nice box and toturial Steve :-)
best part ….....we can see someone have learned you to use safty gear when using the Ts … :-))

thanks for sharing Steve

take care

View jbschutz's profile


384 posts in 1294 days

#11 posted 893 days ago

Great project, Steve. It must have been a treat to put that new saw through it’s paces.

-- jbschutz

View Andrew Betschman's profile

Andrew Betschman

284 posts in 1826 days

#12 posted 893 days ago

Great video Steve. Have you tried rocker fence clamps yet?

-- Andrew, Ohio

View Ben's profile


302 posts in 933 days

#13 posted 893 days ago

At least the his saw isn’t putting HIM through his paces anymore. I’ve finally overcome that problem myself. Great project!

-- Welcome to downtown Coolsville, Population: US! --Hogarth Hughes

View Ken Fitzpatrick's profile

Ken Fitzpatrick

373 posts in 2626 days

#14 posted 893 days ago

Very nice project. I love pieces that are designed for a specific reason. Combined with your obvious great craftsmanship the design shines. Thanks for sharing

-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge

View Roger's profile


14166 posts in 1406 days

#15 posted 893 days ago

nice video and nice project Steve. take some time and make you some zero-clearence inserts fer that sweet new table saw

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

showing 1 through 15 of 41 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase