LumberJocks

Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'lid'

  • Advertise with us
View mafe's profile

Ash bucket lid - wood over ashes... Blog

233 days ago by mafe | 16 comments »

Ash bucket lidwood over ashes… I have stoves in both the home and the workshop. As a old boy scout (35 years ago), I do have a great respect for the fire hazard of ashes, so I wanted ash buckets to keep the ash in for some days before it goes to the trash. Also I can be more lazy, just have to do it once in a while. Smiles. After making the bucket with Mike (Stefang), I thought I needed to make a matching lid for the metal bucket. Decided to make it a hand tools only project, m...

Read this entry »


View Brandon's profile

Dutch Tool Chest #5: The Larger Saws

470 days ago by Brandon | 17 comments »

My goal on the Dutch tool chest was to incorporate a space for two larger saws in the design. Like Chris Schwarz’s Dutch tool chests, I was determined to locate the saws on the lid, yet what I didn’t like about his design was that it required ample space on both sides of the tool chest to pull the saws out. I usually don’t have much space on either side. Here’s his design (and notice that you can’t pull that bottom saw out without running it into that workbench o...

Read this entry »


View Chris Davis's profile

Oak Boat Bed #3: Toy Box Lid

887 days ago by Chris Davis | 0 comments »

Continuing on the boat bed project, I have to now make a lid for the toy box. First I trace the shape of the toy box onto a 1/2” material. Rough cut it, screw it down and then use a trimming bit on the router to trim it flush. I use some templates that I made a few years ago to make the trim. I’ll then use a rabbiting bit and cut a groove in the inside of the trim the thickness of the bead board. A round over is used on the top edges. I put together two of the three side...

Read this entry »


View Paul Sellers's profile

Dovetail box in Mahogany and Poplar (in 4 parts) #2: roundover for box lid (2 of 4)

967 days ago by Paul Sellers | 23 comments »

Here is the second part of a short series. In this one I round the edges of the lid with a hand plane.

Read this entry »


View dspahn's profile

Salt cellar #2

972 days ago by dspahn | 0 comments »

Cole jaws arrived today. So it was off to the garage to finish the salt cellar. All in all I’m very pleased. Only a few things irk the perfectionist in me. 1) A line on the lip on the underside of the lid. Must have gotten a little reckless with the skew chisel or something. 2) There’s some tear out on the knob at it’s largest diameter. I don’t remember getting any catches while doing this part, but I guess anything’s possible. Or maybe I can just say it...

Read this entry »


View PurpLev's profile

Machinist Toolbox #6: Wet Fit

1319 days ago by PurpLev | 18 comments »

Yesterday as planned I was able to trim the back panel, and fit the horizontal dividers and top panel so that it all fits together: Knowing the there are a lot of glue surfaces I didn’t want to take the chance of screwing it up (since I wanted to eliminate all metal fasteners …lol) so I did the glue up in stages. First was glueing up the drawer dividers to one another. I used the side of the box and the 2 rails to keep things aligned and in position while I only glued the d...

Read this entry »


View Rob Drown's profile

Tool Chest #2: Fitting the lid

1584 days ago by Rob Drown | 0 comments »

Fitting the lid is taking a lot longer than I thought. I had to trim the sides to length freehand as I don’t have a miter box. The grooves on the sided required trimming and deepening. Deepening the grooves was with a mortising chisel as I don’t have a plow plane. These pictures how the groove in the frame fits into the groove in the panel and the halves of the mitered bridle joint go together to make the lid. The antique clamp was my Dad’s. Shows the groov...

Read this entry »


View dustyal's profile

Flocking #1: To Flock, or not...

1778 days ago by dustyal | 3 comments »

To Flock or not to Flock that is the question:Whether ‘tis nobler of project to sufferThe slings and arrows of dedicated LJ’ers,Or to take arms against the sea of boxes,With the mitering of corners and maple keys;Ay, there be thy rub; perhaps ‘tis be the tung oil? Sorry for the poetic abuse. I won’t let it happen again. Mirror, Mirror in the lidWho be the fairest LJ’er of the Id?‘Tis not be that crusty DustyAl;Surely ‘tis be that crafty Karson fella,Exotic lumber and all. Woop...

Read this entry »


View gizmodyne's profile

Grandpa's Box #3: Finishing Up

2223 days ago by gizmodyne | 6 comments »

Finishing the lidI wanted to get the lid to fit tight, so I cut a piece of ply to fit the box and then centered it under the lid. I used this to scribe my layout lines.I taped the corners of the box to help minimize tearout. Pushstick was used for actual operation. I busted out Wonder Boy for trimming the lid to perfection.Finished rabbet. (Note Kristin’s toes)I cut and glued more keys to secure the miters.I used a file to follow the plane this time. As long as you work away from the co...

Read this entry »


View Eric's profile

Dovetail Box #13: Feedback Requested Before Lid Glue-Up

2304 days ago by Eric | 3 comments »

Okay, so I finished my panel grooves in my lid frame, and in the next day or two, I’ll glue up my lid. I’ll tell you what I’m planning to do, and could you let me know if anything sounds funky? Please refer to my previous post for some background, if needed. 1. I’ll run some glue down the grooves of two [adjacent] frame pieces, and on the two miters I’m connecting. Wait a few minutes for the end grain to soak up some of the glue, and then reapply some more on ...

Read this entry »


1 2 next »
11 entries


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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase