Another Box

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Project by Woodenwizard posted 09-07-2010 03:56 AM 1816 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While I was making the box for Miss Ellie I decided to try my hand at another box. My goal is to challenge myself with a new technique or feature. I was inspired by many of the boxes here on LJ so tried my hand at a double dovetail with the incra jig. Actually this went much better than the through dove tails. I am still improving and any suggestions are welcomed.

The box is made with walnut and cherry. I finished it with three coats of Shellac and two coats of paste wax.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#1 posted 09-07-2010 05:22 AM

Nice work on those double dovetails, I can’t wait to try them myself


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#2 posted 09-07-2010 05:49 AM

One of these day’s I am going to give that a try also. Nice combination of woods.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 09-07-2010 12:21 PM

You did a great job on this one. The finish is gorgeous the overall wood pic are great and the dovetails set the whole thing off. Very nice build, right down to the stripe on the top.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 09-07-2010 05:27 PM

Good looking box!

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#5 posted 09-08-2010 02:01 AM

Great Box!

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". (my funny blog)

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#6 posted 09-08-2010 04:11 AM

Very nice box; love the double dovetails. The opposing stripe on the top are a real eye-grabbing feature.

Great job!


-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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#7 posted 09-08-2010 02:10 PM

Very nice, I have the incra jig but I have never done the double dovetail. Maybe now you could do the “double double” dovetail…

-- Ollie, UK.

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#8 posted 09-11-2010 06:21 AM

Beautiful box. I love walnut.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#9 posted 08-03-2011 03:56 AM


-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC.

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