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Project by EMVarona posted 1134 days ago 2059 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really aim to master box jointing using the simple shop made jig. Here is a sample of one of my more serious exercises. Looks a lot better than the ones I’ve done in the past. This box measures 6×5 x 3.75 in. finished with clear gloss lacquer. I don’t know what the hinge system is called. It consists of dowels driven into the sides of the box lid.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."





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littlecope

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#1 posted 1134 days ago

Nice Box Ed!!
It looks like you have already mastered the box joint, my Friend…
I’m not sure what that way of hinging is called either… Pin-pivoted??

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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EMVarona

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#2 posted 1134 days ago

littlecope,
Thanks for the kind word. I looked over your projects and my comment is, “SIMPLY AWESOME”. They have a personality on their own, very distinct from the rest.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 1134 days ago

Ed, I’d say you have mastered the finger joints. That is a very striking box. I like the contrast!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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dadefreese

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#4 posted 1134 days ago

Beautiful!

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ratchet

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#5 posted 1134 days ago

Very appealing! Seems you got the Box Joint skill down!
Thanks for sharing it with us.

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littlecope

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#6 posted 1134 days ago

Thank You my Friend… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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dadefreese

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#7 posted 1134 days ago

Beautiful. Box joints on the tablesaw with a dado stack or on a router table? They look beautiful and the project is very classy.

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 1134 days ago

Well done, joints look good.

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

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abie

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#9 posted 1134 days ago

nice let us see the jig too..

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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Big_Eddy

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#10 posted 1134 days ago

very nice… and I also would like to see the jig. :)

-- If i'd a knowed you coulda goed I'd a seen you gotta went

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NormG

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#11 posted 1134 days ago

Wonder why they call it a box joint? Nice work

-- Norman

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EMVarona

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#12 posted 1134 days ago

Thanks Guys,
Here is the link to my shop made box joint jig.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/49298

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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hlpaint

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#13 posted 1133 days ago

A very nice little box. Small boxes are not as easy as they look to build, but this one looks very nice. I like the placement of the knot, it adds a artistic interest. Thanks for sharing

-- The guy who makes no mistakes hasn't done anything

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rance

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#14 posted 1133 days ago

Nice, all the way around.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Armand

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#15 posted 1133 days ago

Very nice Ed…nice job on the joinery. I haven’t tried ithis kind of joinery coz i know how hard it will be for me, but with your jig, life inside the shop will be a lot easier. Thumbs up Ed.

-- My Master is Mankind's Greatest Carpenter.

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