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Project by MSRiverdog posted 03-17-2016 08:51 PM 1635 views 10 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Designed for jewelry tools and parts from a discussion I was having with a watchmaker buddy of mine. Unfortunately he wanted lot’s and lot’s of divisions in the drawers, maybe next time. Made from Canary and Ropey Walnut. I did biscuit the woods together, Canary doesn’t like glue enough for me to take a long term chance on it from the test glue ups I tried.

-- http://www.riverviewwoodworking.com





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#1 posted 03-17-2016 10:34 PM

Very nice. Really like the contrasting wood. I am in the learning phase of woodworking so could you comment on your design for the drawer guides? I’m looking at options for a future project that don’t require metal drawer slides and it looks like you have a dado on the drawer side…and then a rail mounted inside the case?

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#2 posted 03-17-2016 11:09 PM

That’s very nice. Love the wood combo.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#3 posted 03-17-2016 11:52 PM

3/8 inch dado in the sides and drawer,Incra fence, runners cut on the Uni, glued into the box sides, be very careful with your measurement in the drawer slides. Cut the slides so they just fit and sand to where you like them, then wax the slides and runners, I used shellac on all the Maple, inside and out of the drawers, Waterlox on the box, my favorite finish is Sam Maloof but I think the Waterlox is a more durable finish.

-- http://www.riverviewwoodworking.com

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#4 posted 03-18-2016 02:52 AM

Thanks for the info on the slides and the finish.

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#5 posted 03-18-2016 02:13 PM

Beautiful box. I bet he was delighted with it. (Looks very nice on his display case)

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#6 posted 03-18-2016 07:36 PM

masterful work,very very nice

-- bambi

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#7 posted 03-21-2016 10:37 AM

Really like the craftsmanship on this piece. Could you add a close up shot of the handle area please?

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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