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Hi LJsThis is a walnut and Osage Orange for the lid lift. I made it almost completely out of firewood except for the ply wood for the bottom. I’ll probably be building some more so tell me what I can improve!! ThanksWoodWorkingGeek
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#1 posted 07-19-2011 05:24 PM
Its a great box. You could miter the ends instead of having end grain.
#2 posted 07-19-2011 05:44 PM
Only half of the end grain is showing. I think i’ts called something like a half lap joint.
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#3 posted 07-19-2011 06:32 PM
Boxes are fun to build and always useful, great job!
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
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#4 posted 07-19-2011 07:15 PM
Nice job, the walnut is beautiful.
Might want to try insetting the bottom in dados/slots on the inner surface of the sides.
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#5 posted 07-20-2011 01:59 AM
very nice wood combo. that Osage really lights up the Walnut
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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