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Project by Logan Craig posted 12-05-2011 07:07 PM 2693 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest box in which I sought advice regarding the mounting of the barrel hinges. Thanks for all the help from the jocks.

It has a lot of router tear-outs and the plywood lid is mounted rather poorly, I’ll be working on those techniques in the future. On the good side of things I think I finally figured out how to use the Porter-Cable dovetail jig properly.

Sides are whitewood, top and bottom are 1/8th inch plywood that I believe is poplar. All cheap stuff. Finished with sanding sealer and spar urethane. Mostly because I was spar urethane-ing another project at the time and didn’t feel like juggling finishes and brushes for a mediocre box.

thanks
Logan

-- Logan, Virginia





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Dez

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#1 posted 12-05-2011 08:12 PM

Looks good to me! Long ago I bought an inexpensive dovetail jig, never could get it to work very well. Any dovetails I do now I hand cut (and they aren’t perfect either but it is faster than the jig).

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Bob Kassmeyer

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#2 posted 12-06-2011 01:02 AM

I know what you mean Dez, I hand cut dovetails for the same reason. Logan I can’t see any problems with it on my computer, it looks very nice.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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doncutlip

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#3 posted 12-06-2011 02:27 AM

actually looks like a good build

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 12-06-2011 08:31 AM

Nice box looks good to me.

-- Tom D

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DarrylJN

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#5 posted 12-11-2011 06:49 AM

Very nice! Great job.

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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