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Project by LouJC posted 1839 days ago 1930 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1839 days ago

You do very nice work with inexpensive materials.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Innovator

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#2 posted 1839 days ago

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 1839 days ago

Very nice, very functoinal. Great work.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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ChrisN

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#4 posted 1839 days ago

Very Nice!

-- 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 1837 days ago

Good job, nice boxes

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Griffindork

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#6 posted 1834 days ago

Well done, might have to make one of these for my over under, got any thoughts on configuration?

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LouJC

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#7 posted 1834 days ago

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 together
2 ) glue top and bottom on
3 ) cut top half from bottom half
4 ) glue another layer around the inside of the bottom that stands 1/4” above the outside
5 ) glue another layer around the inside of the top that is at least 1/4” short of the outside
6 ) sand and finish
7 ) 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

-- Lou - Maine

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1833 days ago

good idea well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Roger

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#9 posted 1102 days ago

nice box collection. where did you find the hardware for the 9? (the corners, etc) thnx

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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LouJC

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#10 posted 1101 days ago

Most hardware I get from Rockler, but some from National, and some from Kennedy also, it’s acording to what look I want.

-- Lou - Maine

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Roger

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#11 posted 1101 days ago

thank you Lou

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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