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Ash Shaker Box

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Project by TechTeacher04 posted 08-27-2016 12:03 PM 588 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a shaker box. I resawed the material on my table saw, i used my surface sander to remove any remaining milling marks. I used my new Earlex steam generator to facilitate the bending. Copper tacks were used and clinched using a length of iron pipe. Pine top and bottom are held in place with brass escutcheon pins. My next attempt will use wooden pegs. I veneered the top with curly maple to hide a less than perfect fit. Rattle can lacquer for finish.





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#1 posted 08-27-2016 11:47 PM

Nice job!

#2 posted 09-01-2016 10:52 AM

Sweet!

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#3 posted 09-02-2017 11:29 PM

I am going to make some soon and was debating table saw or band saw to resaw the sides. I seem to have better thickness control with the table saw. I saw a demo by John Wilson in Charlotte couple years ago. Bought templates and tacks at that time. Did you use solid wood or ply for the bottom?

Steve.

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