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Making boxes with dovetailed splines without a Kehoe jig #3: Completed Boxes

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Blog entry by Toolz posted 07-02-2010 09:46 PM 1225 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I finally completed the boxes. I lined the inside bottom of the boxes with tobacco colored pigskin. On the two walnut boxes I cut 9/16 leather circles and superglued to the bottom at the corners to protect dresser tops etc. The maple chest has button feet made from maple hole plugs that look like very short mushrooms. Sorry no photos of the feet and bottoms.

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-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"



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lanwater

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#1 posted 07-03-2010 12:27 AM

Nice work.
I like the sos hinges.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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stuk4x4

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#2 posted 07-03-2010 06:40 AM

Man you blew these out of the park!!!!!!!! Again Great Job!
Walt

-- All the tools in the world wont make you a good mechanic or craftsman... however it helps!

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#3 posted 07-03-2010 10:32 AM

Great Job!!!

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Toolz

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#4 posted 07-03-2010 04:20 PM

Thanks guys. These were fun to do.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#5 posted 07-15-2010 03:25 AM

Beautiful box Toolz, The spline dovetails are an eyecatching touch. Its the details like that that make a project unique. Keep up the good work…..........Tim

-- Timo, Honduras

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