Finger Jointed Box

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Project by Chinitorama posted 1426 days ago 1638 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When updating their guest bathroom, my parents chose to install less cabinetry. Instead of under the counter cabinets they asked me to make a nice box to hold tp and other bathroom sundries.

The wood is jatoba from my reclaimed flooring stash. The box sides were made in my usual way by gluing up strips jointed using a Freud Glue Line blade on my table saw. The finger joints were done on my router table and the bottom is a solid floating panel. The feet are patinated brass shelf pins from Lee Valley and the finish is wiping varnish.

Now I just have to finish the rest of the trim around the counter…


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#1 posted 1426 days ago

Good looking box, J.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#2 posted 1426 days ago

Nice box, compliments the mirror.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 1425 days ago

I love it! box joints are on my ‘to do list’. I really like the look of them.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#4 posted 1425 days ago

I love the box joint. I made some last weekend and I love doing it. Neat idea.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#5 posted 1424 days ago

Plain and simple…beautiful! Really like it!

-- Darrell B.

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#6 posted 1422 days ago

Thanks for the support everyone! I’m very happy with the way the box turned out.


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#7 posted 1422 days ago

good idea well done

-- Custom furniture

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