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I build these to sell to suploment my social security. I use 1/4” plywood, no nails or screws – all joints are glued and surprisingly strong.
-- Lou - Maine
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#1 posted 08-15-2009 03:16 PM
You do very nice work with inexpensive materials.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#2 posted 08-15-2009 05:40 PM
Lou, those are some nice looking cases.
-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!
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#3 posted 08-15-2009 06:05 PM
Very nice, very functoinal. Great work.
-- Cheers and God Bless
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#4 posted 08-15-2009 08:06 PM
-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"
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#5 posted 08-17-2009 08:47 PM
Good job, nice boxes
-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug
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#6 posted 08-20-2009 04:18 PM
Well done, might have to make one of these for my over under, got any thoughts on configuration?
#7 posted 08-20-2009 07:08 PM
Griffin : I use all 1/4” plywood and convoluted foam, available from www.uline.com( NOTE: get your foam FIRST, so you will know how deep you need to make your case)
1 ) glue 4 sides together2 ) glue top and bottom on3 ) cut top half from bottom half4 ) glue another layer around the inside of the bottom that stands 1/4” above the outside5 ) glue another layer around the inside of the top that is at least 1/4” short of the outside6 ) sand and finish7 ) apply hinges handels and latches with 1/2” screws ( I use 5/8” screws and pean them over on the inside so thay can’t back out )If you need any more feel free to ask.Lou
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#8 posted 08-21-2009 04:32 AM
good idea well done
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#9 posted 08-22-2011 10:50 PM
nice box collection. where did you find the hardware for the 9? (the corners, etc) thnx
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
#10 posted 08-23-2011 12:50 PM
Most hardware I get from Rockler, but some from National, and some from Kennedy also, it’s acording to what look I want.
#11 posted 08-23-2011 01:03 PM
thank you Lou
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