|Project by Dave Rutan||posted 06-20-2014 01:07 PM||1084 views||0 times favorited||4 comments|
This is the second cajon I was asked to build. Being my second attempt, the joinery is a little tighter than my first, which even so was sufficient. The only real difference between this cajon and my first is that I made the sound hole in the back a little smaller. The sound is a little different, but still good.
It is made from 1/2 inch thick ‘project grade’ plywood joined with double rabbets. The front is 1/8 inch thick ‘door skin’. The corners are rounded over on the router. It is finished with 3 coats of polyurethane lightly sanded after the first coat and rubbed out with water and 0000 steel wool after the third coat.
(A note) my wife was able to show my first cajon to a pro and he liked it. She also got a look at the inside of a store bought cajone and said the way I attached the snares is exactly the same as the pros.
-- Ni faru ion el ligno!