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Project by UncleSnail posted 1636 days ago 1256 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The one in front is a hinged oak with walnut inlays. In the rear left is my all oak with a sliding drawer. Drawer is poplar. Right rear is spanish cedar bottom and top and pine sides. Thats my first time to hollow the sides. Turned out “decent”. I did that by running the sides across the TS blade at a 45 degree angle….pushing it along a clamped wood board at 45 across the TS Table. A lot of scraping and sanding were required after wards.

Here are a few more pics ….maybe a little closer up. These boxes are joined using basic miters. Bottoms and tops are rabbeted for inset into the box. I am going to attempt box jointing soon…..may the force be with me. LOL. ‘Probably buy a dovetail/box joint jig….any suggestions? I am leaning toward the porter cable 4212. I would appreciate any and all suggestions concerning this. Thanks, Dale

-- Dale, Michigan, vandehberg@att.net....sharp objects scare me.....my wife scares me too.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1636 days ago

Nice work

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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bigike

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#2 posted 1636 days ago

now that’s what i was waiting to see, very nice job

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 1636 days ago

Nice job, I like your boxes.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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robert triplett

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#4 posted 1636 days ago

More pictures please. I like them and would like to see them from more angles to appreciate you work.
Robert

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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robert triplett

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#5 posted 1636 days ago

Okay, I worked my way through the projects and saw your earlier post. I’m happier now. I like lots of pictures. Very good work. I like the cove cut.
Robert

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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woodworm

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#6 posted 1636 days ago

Nice….!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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stefang

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#7 posted 1635 days ago

Nicely made boxes. I liked that sliding tray a lot too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Karson

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#8 posted 1635 days ago

Nice job on the box. In my house the remote box would disappear along with the remotes.

We once lost all remotes and we went looking. They were found in a child’s lunchbox in a trash bag in a dumpster.

Lucky we found them missing before the trash was picked up.

Now we try to keep them separated.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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UncleSnail

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#9 posted 1633 days ago

Mr. Karson, your story cracked me up. Isn’t life great?

-- Dale, Michigan, vandehberg@att.net....sharp objects scare me.....my wife scares me too.

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UncleSnail

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#10 posted 1633 days ago

I posted more pics….hopefully more detail will show thru. If any of you would like more please let me know. You can email me at “vandehberg@att.net”. I got a lot of my ideas for design from the web…just looking around at different sites. It helped me to think outside the box. (pun intended).

Also…I am considering buying a dovetail/boxjoint jig for the router….any suggestions? I am leaning toward the porter cable model # 4212 at woodcraft. Fits my price range and my needs…I think. Later, Uncle Snail

-- Dale, Michigan, vandehberg@att.net....sharp objects scare me.....my wife scares me too.

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