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A Collection of boxes of various woods
-- Tom, NSW Australia
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#1 posted 04-18-2014 10:20 AM
Really nice work on these
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#2 posted 04-18-2014 11:22 AM
Some very nice boxes there Tom, they look great…thanks for sharing.
-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....
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#3 posted 04-18-2014 11:24 AM
Great work Tommy, mind me asking what jig whether diy or procured for making your box joints? I really prefer box-joints over doves, just taste I guess. I’ve build my own jig for the tablesaw, ditched it for one I built for the router table, both worked pretty good. I’ve been contemplating the INCRA I-BOX & also the INCRA HingeCrafter (later unrelated, just cool idea of wooden hinges). Of all the box-joint jigs I’ve seen, incra seems to have a nicer setup according to the reviews.
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#4 posted 04-18-2014 06:15 PM
Beautiful boxes – well done! Number three, to my eye, is the most harmonious in colors and design. The corners of a darker woods is very unusually done. The inlay in the center drawer is a nice touch too. Would like to know more about how this one was created. Thanks for posting!
-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."
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#5 posted 04-18-2014 11:02 PM
What a beautiful collection of boxes. Well done!
-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".
#6 posted 04-20-2014 01:02 AM
the box joints were made with a simple home made jig that i copied from the internet.with the third box i built the box in one unit then i routed a rebate on each corner of the box then just inlayed some tasmanian oak strips in the rebate with some walnut strips i had from a model boat that i had left over sanded everything flat then cut the lid of using the router.the box was maded from white ash.tom.
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