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Project by Wayne posted 09-05-2011 03:52 AM 1299 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The entertainment center was getting a little chaotic with all the Wii accessories thrown in the cabinet. It needed a box. ; )

Made of Oak from a shipping crate. 100% handtools from rough to finish.
Im proud of this , although the joinery may seem lack luster. When i started these boards were cupped and out of square. Was a lot learned making this little box.





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RGtools

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#1 posted 09-05-2011 04:01 AM

That’s a good start. You saw a problem and you created a solution. That’s a huge portion of what woodworking is about.

I like the variation the the dovetails.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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#2 posted 09-05-2011 03:49 PM

The jointery looks fine. I’d sure be proud of that.

How’s the bottom attached? Glued up?

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Wayne

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#3 posted 09-05-2011 04:00 PM

RG- Thanks , Ive enjoyed browsing through your projects!

madwilliamflint- the bottom is held with brads. Im not confident with my dados by hand quite yet.

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#4 posted 09-05-2011 08:23 PM

Neat little project, I like the dovetails.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 09-06-2011 12:09 AM

Wayne, Great solution. Nice work with the hand tools. I have had a Wii organizer on my todo list for quite a while now. Really do need to get around to it.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Wayne

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#6 posted 09-09-2011 04:58 AM

Thanks guys,

Funny how that list only grows…
:)

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#7 posted 12-08-2011 03:29 AM

Great job on this…..fine work, and always great to learn…well done!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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