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Multipurpose Finger Joint Box

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Project by edwood1975 posted 10-16-2015 04:14 PM 907 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all,

I really wanted to do something that I haven’t done beforehand in joinery techniques.. So since I designed and built my router table box joint jig, I decided to make the jigs maiden project and designed a box , originally it was going to be a jewelry box but the wife doesn’t need one, I might keep it for myself and use it for a keepsake box.. Until I make a much bigger one…

I got the design here on lumberjocks thanks to Justin , here is a link to his box.. The main difference is that his box is made from 1 species of wood, oak and mine is made from poplar in addition to the oak…

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/104695

Anyway the dimensions are 10” wide, 5.5” high and 5” deep…..

The box is 100% glue and finger joint and the base a rabbit cut out all along the perimeter of the base to fit inside the the box walls

I finished it with Danish oil and that’s it

I hope you like it

-- Ed





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 10-16-2015 07:49 PM

This is very nice and it will have a lot of practical uses.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 10-17-2015 11:11 AM

Looks like your off to a good start Ed! I really like how box joints make a very strong joint and add a nice look to your project!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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