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Project by Don posted 1348 days ago 1364 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box out of hickory last year when I bought my Delta Dovetail Omnijig
Finish is Shellac and wax.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 1348 days ago

Nice work. I like the angle and the way you mad the handle. Joints look nice and tight as well. Whats the inside look like?

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Eagle1

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#2 posted 1348 days ago

Nice box I really like Hickory.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 1348 days ago

That’s a very unusual box and I like it.

-- 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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Roger

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#4 posted 1348 days ago

That came out very nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 1348 days ago

niice work Don ainĀ“t bad at all

Dennis

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Don

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#6 posted 1347 days ago

Thanks everyone!

Ken, the inside looks empty. ;)
I’ll get a picture of it with the lid off when I get a chance and upload it.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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bigike

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#7 posted 1305 days ago

very nice box, i’m scared to try angled dovetails on my leigh jig. I will someday.

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

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Don

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#8 posted 1305 days ago

Thanks Ike, it really wasn’t any harder to do, it just took some trial and error to figure out how to position the boards on the jig. Once I figured that out everything else was the same. To do this you just have to work in the middle of the jig rather than on an end so that the boards have room on both the left and right sides.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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