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Walnut Makeup box

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Project by BigDaddyO posted 92 days ago 675 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 92 days ago

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 92 days ago

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 91 days ago

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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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 91 days ago

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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