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Keepsake Treasure Box

107 days ago by Daris | 3 comments »

Here is a Fish Shaped Treasure Box that I made recently. It turned out great. Check out my video below and I have a more detailed entry with a cut out plan over at my other site on woodlogger.com Youtube Link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQdhtD7U34Q

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Make a Simple Lift Lid Box

482 days ago by WoodJediNTraining | 9 comments »

In this video I show you how to make a simple yet elegant lift lid box. These little boxes can be made with with different woods to give them their own character, and due to the simplicity they can be made in batches.. They make a great gift to give someone. The boxes in the videos are made from Spalted Pecan, White Oak, & Mahogany. Each Box was finished with 2 coats of Danish Oil to bring out the natural beauty and color of the woods. Also in the video I talk about an upcoming project...

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Christmas Box Build Off Winners

592 days ago by WoodJediNTraining | 5 comments »

Here are the winners of the Christmas Box Build Off. If you would like to see all the entries please visit Christmas Box Build Off Contest

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Christmas Box Build Off Voting is Now Open

596 days ago by WoodJediNTraining | 1 comment »

OK Guys and Girls The Christmas Box Build Off Entries are ready for your Vote. Voting is now Open! Voting Ends Friday December 7th, 2012 and the winners will be announced on Saturday December 8, 2012. Viewer and public votes will be added to the Judges Votes to determine the winners of the Build off.. Click the link below to go to the voting page. READ THE PAGE CONTENTS CAREFULLY BEFORE VOTING The Photo entries as well as the Video Responses are in no particular order. To vote Che...

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Watch Box #5: Hinges, Handle, Dividers

936 days ago by Andy | 11 comments »

After glueing in the medallion, I went ahead and sanded it flush with the lid. I did this to be sure it looked ok. I was worried about chipped out areas below the rim showing up after the sanding and it would be much easier to replace the panel at this stage before the entire box was shaped. It would make aligning the jig for recutting the recess less of a nightmare. But it looked fine. The handle is a piece of cut off from the Maple medallion. I simply slotted a mortise in it and the lid ...

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Ongoing Jewelry Box - Interior Dividers and Trays

2056 days ago by Greg3G | 4 comments »

The input was for the most part was to use Wenge for the interior. So….here it is. Please keep in mind I have not decided on a finish yet. I am leaning towards a Danish Oil type of blend. Trays in the box Trays removed Trays made of Wenge and Ambrosia Maple. Bottom of the trays, showing off the Ambrosia Maple. Please pardon the photography…I’m not great at it. Should have used a tripod.

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Radial Dovetail Box Construction

2104 days ago by Woodhacker | 16 comments »

Some time ago I posted a blog about a dovetail joint I came up with. I call it the radial dovetail. It incorporates handcut dovetails, but rather than using the traditional 1:8 ratio for the dovetail angle for hardwood, each side of each tail varies and is drawn from a perspective point. Then the sides of the box were contoured to blend with the dovetail design. Here’s a picture of the nearly completed box. It is made of curly maple, Carribean rosewood, and hickory.I like to think of t...

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