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Project by woodworm posted 10-24-2008 04:27 PM 3768 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I think all my tools ought to have their own box if they are not easily kept on open shelf or inside drawers. It is easier to organise those boxes than to organise tools loosely. And clamping square is ne of them. So I came up with this clamping square box made from pallet board. At least I have reason to make boxes for practising woodworking.

Joinery : box joint
joinery cutting method : by router table/box joint jig
sealant : shellac (thin layer)
top coat : lacquer (single layer by brush)

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.





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jockmike2

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#1 posted 10-24-2008 05:58 PM

Very nice box, why not show us your bow joint jig for a router. Thats a great idea, by the way.

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 10-24-2008 07:07 PM

Real nice!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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PineMan

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#3 posted 10-24-2008 10:59 PM

Very nice looking box.

-- I never started a project I couldn't screw up.

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woodworm

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#4 posted 10-26-2008 07:33 AM

Hello Mike, Dick & Barb Cain and PineMan.
Thank you for your kind words.
Mike – I’ve been searching the picture of the “box joint jig on router table” taken prior to this post, but could not find it. I shall post it as another project soon.

Thanks

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Mike Shea

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#5 posted 10-27-2008 04:13 AM

great work. box joints look great. you said you do them on the router. have you ever tried them on the table saw? the design is excellent woodworm. look foward to seeing more of your things

-- i can do all things through christ who strengthens me

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woodworm

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#6 posted 10-27-2008 12:51 PM

Thank you Mike.
Yes I wish I could do box joint on table saw, but my bench top TS does not permit it. The arbor is too short to accomodate dado cutter set. It’s hard to find 30mm bore dado cutter in my case.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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