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Project by DBoltz posted 11-21-2011 07:54 AM 1188 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for a friend of a friend. Made of teak. Clamping the 22.5 degree angles on the bottom was a challenge. Used teak splines to reinforce the joints. Overall, this was a rewarding project. The flag was flown over the USS Constitution.

-- Dan, Virginia Beach





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#1 posted 11-21-2011 11:12 PM

Nice looking box, welcome the LJs

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#2 posted 11-22-2011 04:52 AM

Dan, Great job on the flag box and welcome to Lumberjocks. So, How did you clamp the two 22.5 deg. joints?

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#3 posted 11-22-2011 11:49 PM

Thanks for the comments, Gents. Chris, I used the cut offs from the joints and glued them to some small scraps. I then clamp the whole assembly on the corner and it provides parallel surfaces for the clamps (like the picture). The ones in the picture are from a cherry flag box I made. I will post pictures of that one in a bit. Tommy McDonald glued clamp blocks on his. I tried that on this teak box and did not like the work involved with getting them off so I made these on the next one.

-- Dan, Virginia Beach

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#4 posted 11-22-2011 11:52 PM

Hi Dan Welcome to Ljs
That’s a fine looking flag box ,well done.

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#5 posted 11-23-2011 07:58 AM

Dan,

Thanks for the illustration; I understand how you did it now.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 11-24-2011 01:22 AM

Thanks for sharing Dan,

I have a project like this in my future to honor my Uncle. I hope my version is as nice as yours.

Paul

-- So much wood, so little time

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