Tapered Dovetailed Box

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Project by Don posted 11-20-2010 08:59 AM 1879 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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#1 posted 11-20-2010 12:45 PM

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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#2 posted 11-20-2010 02:32 PM

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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#3 posted 11-20-2010 02:43 PM

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

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 11-20-2010 02:56 PM

That came out very nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 11-20-2010 03:54 PM

niice work Don ainĀ“t bad at all


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#6 posted 11-21-2010 07:30 AM

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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#7 posted 01-02-2011 06:21 PM

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

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#8 posted 01-02-2011 07:11 PM

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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