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Project by terry603 posted 08-07-2011 01:43 AM 1259 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i saw a cremation box i thought i could make trying to do box joints…no reason other than i liked the shape. my wife sees it during dry fitting it and says,so,are you making me a box?(insert your own joke here). so with a small modification,she now has a box,then i made some more for christmas gifts.’ made all out of scrap pine wood i had . my wife said she will put the poly on for me,i hate that part, and she does a better job at it anyways.

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 08-07-2011 01:50 AM

Good job on the joints : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Michael Wilson

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#2 posted 08-07-2011 05:38 AM

Love it. Thanks for posting it. I want to learn how to make a reasonable box joint sooner than later.

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nitewalker41

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#3 posted 08-07-2011 07:49 PM

real nice, neat that your wife will do the staining for you…..really good looking boxes

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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bob62

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#4 posted 08-08-2011 01:29 AM

Great Job on the joints! I am currently trying to learn how and it is a very slow process for me. Maybe i’ll get the hang of it.

-- Robert, Mississippi, http://www.lunberjocks.com

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#5 posted 08-08-2011 02:26 AM

Lovely boxes.. I love them. I’ve just registered for a seminar at Lee Valley for making finger joint boxes on the scroll saw, so I’d love to try and make a box just like you have done here. You did an awesome job, keep up the good work.

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

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Max

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#6 posted 08-08-2011 02:29 AM

Great box’s. The box joints turned out great, nice and tight.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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rance

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#7 posted 08-08-2011 03:12 AM

Nice job on the boxes. BJJ on the TS?

<joke>
“Wife wants one of the boxes”.
What’s she gonna say when she can’t get the lid off unless she turns the box upside down? LOL!
</joke>

She applies poly on all = she gets one for herself. Nice trade. :)

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

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terry603

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#8 posted 08-08-2011 03:46 AM

thx for the words everyone. yea,very good trade for her to poly for me. i used TS and a jig i made.

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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