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My first dovetail cornered box

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Project by icemanhank posted 12-11-2015 05:27 AM 1005 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all

I’ve been busy in the shed lately Christmas present making!

Here is the first box I have tried with dovetail corners.

The wood is just offcuts, the front and back are Camphor Laurel but I don’t know what the rest is. The insert for the top is a veneered piece of ply, again the veneer was just something lying around.
It is finished with Danish oil and beeswax and lined with R.M.Williams boot leather.

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia





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#1 posted 12-11-2015 05:33 AM

Turned great- real pro!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 12-11-2015 11:35 AM

Beautiful box, Hank!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 12-11-2015 03:56 PM

Turned out great, especially for using what you had sitting around.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#4 posted 12-11-2015 08:59 PM

I am still not ready to show anyone my hand cut dovetail attempts! Great work!

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#5 posted 12-12-2015 12:35 AM

That’s a sweet little box man. Good job on the joinery.

-- Joseph, Irvine CA, @palas_woodcraft on Instagram

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