dovetail corner post box. Walnut and Oak

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Project by Nic posted 1908 days ago 2378 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Corner posts are walnut with oak sides half blind dovetailed (Incra Jig). The top i took a knotty piece of oak and lined it up after ripping into pieces and inserting walnut strips. i like the effect as well as the character the knot gives. the base is walnut and is one of those unexpected additions after the fact when my stationary belt sander decided to grab the box and throw it across the room crushing one corner beyond what putty could do.

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#1 posted 1908 days ago

Another nice job.

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#2 posted 1908 days ago

Nice box.

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#3 posted 1908 days ago

Hey Nick
That’s a super box and unique top too.

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#4 posted 1908 days ago

Nice symmetry Nick!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#5 posted 1841 days ago

Nice layout on the box. The corner post dt’s are a nice touch.

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