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Walnut Makeup box

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Project by BigDaddyO posted 04-24-2014 11:25 AM 769 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made my wife a makeup box to replace the old shoe box she has been using for years.

I made it from 1/2” walnut joined with box joints cut on my tablesaw using my Freud Box Joint blade set.

The tray also has box joints and I resawed a small piece for the bottom using my new bandsaw.

Also, I got a kickback while cutting the supports/slides for the tray ( I slowed it down as much as I could), which is why I posted my Zero Clearance insert last week.

If your interested in watching, you can see the video here: http://youtu.be/GSUjyjYEagk

-- www.bigdaddyoworkshop.com





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 04-24-2014 12:51 PM

great looking box! I’m sure your wife is very pleased. Thanks for the video and glad to see that your kickback incident only resulted in some scratches. For years I only had a table saw. But, ever since I got a bandsaw, I use it as much as possible for ripping small pieces of wood followed by a few seconds with a hand plane.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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maplerock

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#2 posted 04-25-2014 04:35 AM

I really like the box, and your video was great. I would like to make some boxes like this but the groove for the floor has been holding me back. I have all the tools, but have never made a box with a stopped dado groove. Gonna have to give it a try.

The tones of the box are very appealing and I would imagine the wife loved it. I think you deserve a big belt sander for Christmas next year from her!

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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Picklehead

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#3 posted 04-25-2014 01:22 PM

I like your method of clamping with F-clamps at 1:40. Somehow it never occurred to me. I always try to stand them up like a spaz for some reason. Your method looks easier, better, and “slicker”.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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#4 posted 04-25-2014 03:26 PM

Very nice and a good idea. The nice thing about boxes is that there are so many things a box can be made especially for.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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