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Modified Simple Lift Lid Box

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Project by Dan posted 1150 days ago 1435 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box for my girlfriend to test out a miter spline jig I made.

This is a modified version of Doug Stowe’s Lift Lid Box. The sides are an inch and a half wider than the plans. Its made with some red oak and some scrap I had for the top. I’m not really sure what it is. The finish is the tried and true shellac with a little wax.

I’m on my way to making some real boxes. I need to do a little more work on my miter sled. Something is off.

-- Will work for wood...





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mtkate

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#1 posted 1150 days ago

The box looks good from here….

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 1150 days ago

Well done!

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

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bigike

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#3 posted 1150 days ago

great job very nice work.

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

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smitty22

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#4 posted 1150 days ago

Dan, the box looks really great. If the sled created a problem, it’s sure not evident!
thanks for posting the project.

-- Smitty

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Dan

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#5 posted 1149 days ago

Thank you. 3 miters line up perfectly and the last one is just a bit shallow. I might have had the piece off a bit in the sled. I need to add some type of clamp to hold things in place. I might just make a new one that has hold down tracks and all. The miter spline sled works well though.

-- Will work for wood...

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