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Project by kryptix posted 10-17-2016 01:21 PM 348 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Scrap wood jewelry box, made from Sapele, Ash, Eastern Cedar and Poplar.

Learned that I can’t put a dado so close to the edge of a board (blew out 3 pieces while routing and the final 2 both cracked when I hand fit the tenons…





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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 10-21-2016 05:12 PM

Keep it up!

”Learned that I can’t put a dado so close to the edge of a board (blew out 3 pieces while routing and the final 2 both cracked when I hand fit the tenons…”

Now, with that leason learned … slow down and try it all by hand. I’m willing to bet that once you do your router will start to gather dust … give it a try!

BUT … most importantly … did she like it?

-- Ron, Lilburn, GA

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kryptix

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#2 posted 11-10-2016 10:37 PM



Keep it up!

”Learned that I can’t put a dado so close to the edge of a board (blew out 3 pieces while routing and the final 2 both cracked when I hand fit the tenons…”

Now, with that leason learned … slow down and try it all by hand. I m willing to bet that once you do your router will start to gather dust … give it a try!

BUT … most importantly … did she like it?

- Ron Aylor

Yes she did, and probably couldn’t tell where the issues were, so hiding mistakes for the win?

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