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Project by EMVarona posted 06-20-2011 05:08 AM 1909 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This flower box was produced with my shop made pin router.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/49591

The process is quite simple starting with the making of the template followed by the routing of the shape and finishing. I applied the same multiple layer system I used in my heart box and oval box projects. When I was planning out the project, I found the following link very useful.

http://www.leevalley.com/en/shopping/TechInfo.aspx?p=42159

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





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-20-2011 02:24 PM

Hi Ed, That is really cool. I’ll have to learn to do pin routing. There is no end to the designs you can transfer that way! Thanks for showing us another neat project!!

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

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FlairWoodworks

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#2 posted 06-20-2011 03:45 PM

To take it to the next level, I would hide the pivot. I have seen boxes with swivelling lids secured by rare-earth magnets – one pair for the pivot and a smaller pair for the lock. They are not visible from the outside.

-- Chris Wong -- http://flairwoodworks.wordpress.com --

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#3 posted 06-20-2011 07:10 PM

Perfect!

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EMVarona

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#4 posted 06-21-2011 04:11 AM

Thanks Guys.

FlairWoodworks,
That is a very good suggestion. I thought of it a bit too late. The drilling of the holes for the dowels or pegs should have been done before gluing the pieces together so that alignment would be less problematic. When I make the next odd-shaped box I will know better. Thanks for the suggestion.

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

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Armand

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#5 posted 06-22-2011 03:52 PM

wow!! that is a very nice looking flower box.

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EMVarona

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#6 posted 06-23-2011 12:44 AM

Thanks, Armand. I feel like creating more.

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

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