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Project by surrywood posted 01-02-2018 01:54 AM 335 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Dovetail butler’s caddy, SY pine, stained pecan, finished with polyurethane. Used dimensioned lumber, everything else hand cut and hand shaped





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muesli

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#1 posted 01-02-2018 09:45 AM

Very nice! The dovetails on both of your boxes look very good.

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surrywood

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#2 posted 01-02-2018 10:39 AM

Thanks muesli. I have been practicing for months cutting them by hand, I had never cut a dovetail in my life not even with a jig. I watched Paul Sellers videos and several others, and then a month or so ago I took a class at Woodcraft. The boxes turned out to be Christmas gifts for my son, daughter and nephew. It is very satisfying and relaxing. But I will say that they look better in the pictures

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 01-02-2018 09:17 PM

This is a very nice and attractive piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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pmayer

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#4 posted 01-03-2018 04:54 AM

Simple, beautiful, and strong. Nicely done.

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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