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Project by MrLaughingbrook posted 12-26-2014 06:37 PM 932 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m posting projects more rapidly than I’m making them because I’m catching up on several months of hobby time.

This set is the first in a new batch from this stock:

Dimensions are 6×9 x 2 1/4”. The side thickness is 0.308” from 4/4 walnut milled (to 0.709), resawn (to 0.340), planed (to 0.308), and sanded. I think this might be the most I can yield from 4/4.

The construction steps were performed while making five sets of boxes to keep me practicing on one tool for a longer time.

  • I did buy a new flat top rip blade to make the spline dados.

-- MrLaughingbrook





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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 12-26-2014 07:58 PM

What are all these boxes going to be used for? Gifts?

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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MrLaughingbrook

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#2 posted 12-26-2014 10:31 PM

Yes, Christmas gifts for the family. See http://lumberjocks.com/projects/112281 the body has a picture of the final packaging with bows and cards.

-- MrLaughingbrook

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AandCstyle

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#3 posted 12-26-2014 11:54 PM

David, this is a nice batch of boxes. I especially like the latches you used. May I ask where you found them? Thanks.

-- Art

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Hawaiilad

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#4 posted 12-27-2014 12:19 AM

Looks like you have been bitten by the box bug….no way of getting rid of it now. Great job by the way

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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Northwest29

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#5 posted 12-27-2014 11:30 AM

Love those very, very nice boxes. That shop area looks pretty darn nice too, I’m jealous.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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mike1950

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#6 posted 12-27-2014 05:40 PM

Nice boxes

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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