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bloodwood jewelry box #1: Ogee bracket feet

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Blog entry by Walt M. posted 04-02-2010 12:14 PM 2787 reads 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of bloodwood jewelry box series Part 2: Jewelry box coming along but lots of decisions to be made »

I got the cove cut on the tablesaw, my first time to try this. Even though I took several passes at the final depth there was a lot of sanding to do( I would have liked to use a scrapper but don’t have one yet). I cut out a piece of 2×4 (the opposite profile) on the band saw for a sanding block.
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I also decide to use miniature ogee bracket feet. Making them would be a blog entry by it self as it took several steps to make them

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The little ding on the corner was some chipout that happens know matter what you try to do to stop it , so I mixed some saw dust and white glue for a filler and hadn’t sanded it yet.



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Walt M.

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#1 posted 04-02-2010 12:16 PM

Thanks to Blake for giving me the heads up on allergic reaction to some exotic woods like bloodwood.

http://lumberjocks.com/Blake/blog/6942

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kolwdwrkr

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#2 posted 04-02-2010 04:15 PM

This looks like the start of a great box. I look forward to seeing the progress.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Jimmy

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#3 posted 04-02-2010 04:46 PM

for the scraper part i sometimes use a piece of broken glass. like from a picture frame or window pane or any sheet not from a bottle though. the sheet glass works great and when broken has many curves and edges that are shart for a long time. it is only sharp on one edge so there isnt that bad a chance of cutting yourself.i got the idea from somebody else on here but cant remember who at the moment. good luck looks great so far.

-- 20 year old new woodworker. advice and tools much appreciated.

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#4 posted 04-17-2010 04:59 PM

nice work!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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