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tutorial #3: horizontal curve top box

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for this box here

for dark woods
tape the edge
to see the pencil line

bandsaw on one side
then parallel that on the other
(just one side for the bottom)

router a rabbet
on the inside edges
(i used a 1/4” set back bit)

top and bottom
ready for the sides

the sides in place
and a rabbet to glue to

the ends were rabbeted into the front and back
and their tops beveled to match
the sides first cut shorter
and the rabbet cut down
so it flows with the front and back curve
for a design overhang there

that’s about it
any questions just ask

thank you all

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle



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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 614 days ago

Thank you very much!

Quite a process…

COOL…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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patron

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#2 posted 614 days ago

happy to oblige joe

enjoy

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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eddie

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#3 posted 614 days ago

you are a cleaver one ,thanks David as Joe said quite a process

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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patron

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#4 posted 614 days ago

the hip bone is connected to the elbow somehow

we just have to figure out how
to get it thru our heads

mistakes do allot of that
and perseverance

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 614 days ago

Nice work david…the design has an eastern look to it.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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patron

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#6 posted 614 days ago

that was my thought too bob
like pagoda roof look

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Dave

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#7 posted 614 days ago

David I love it when you tell all your secrets.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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patron

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#8 posted 614 days ago

sure beats writing it all down dave
you notice some newbies
don’t understand
the woodworking lingo yet

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 614 days ago

Again you made it look a LOT easier than it really is (at least for amateurs like me). I think you and Martyn have the same ‘out there’ design gene.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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patron

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#10 posted 614 days ago

ah .... the good old days

when getting out of the genes
meant something

now it means
getting out the eyeglasses
to see whats going on

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#11 posted 614 days ago

This is truly outstanding! And what a beautiful result! I love seeing this come together David! Thanks so much for taking the time to share with us. :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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sedcokid

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#12 posted 614 days ago

Thanks David for showing us how you created this beautiful box! I look forward to trying this on one of my projects soon!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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BritBoxmaker

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#13 posted 614 days ago

You’ve found the perfect wave, nicely done, David.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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KOVA

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#14 posted 613 days ago

TE PASASTE A LAS CURVAS DE LAS OLAS CON TOTAL ÉXITO!!!!!!
RRRRRRRRRRRRRRREEEECONNTRRRRRRRRRRRAMAESTRAAAAAAAAZZZZOOOOOOOOOOO

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#15 posted 612 days ago

You da man

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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