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Project by Andy Rockhill posted 2572 days ago 1027 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone. Here’s some pictures of a knitting basket I made for my wife. It’s made from cherry and finished with linseed oil and wax. My main inspiration was to practice cutting dovetails. The dividers are set with machine cut sliding dovetails. It was a fun project and only took about 10 hours (in one-to-two hour blocks) to complete.

-- Andy from Madison,WI -- A student for life...





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dennis mitchell

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#1 posted 2572 days ago

Good looking dovetails!

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 2571 days ago

looks like it serves the purpose well, also!!
Nice

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Greg3G

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#3 posted 2571 days ago

Great job on the dovetails. It is a great project.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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#4 posted 2571 days ago

Great design, and wonderful joints!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Karson

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#5 posted 2571 days ago

Nice basket, And the Dovetails are great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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jockmike2

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#6 posted 2571 days ago

Nice looking knitting basket. And joints. Jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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