Box with a suprise

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Project by 489tad posted 1107 days ago 1572 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I couldn’t be there for the suprise party so I sent him a suprise. Its a simple box. Walnut sides, birdseye maple for the top and bottom panel. Mitered corners. and the panels set in grooves. I’m still doing something wrong cutting miters on the table saw. I made a little shooting board and cleaned up the miters with a block plane. they are pretty tight now. The finsih is oil and wax. I bought two stogies one for him and one for me. Thanks for looking.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#1 posted 1107 days ago

I like it man and a nice gift inside. What kind of block plane do you use?

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#2 posted 1107 days ago

I’m a Partagus guy, so I support this;)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#3 posted 1107 days ago

Brandon, I used a LN low angle. I think I have to build a specific sled for miters. My set up is not consistent for some reason.
Berta, I never tried the Black Label. Thank you for your support.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#4 posted 1107 days ago

Sharp looking box, beautiful wood and nice proportions, Yes, tools, jigs, and methods to get it right are a big issue for me as well, Your doing a great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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