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first splined box

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Project by gridlockd posted 12-29-2011 05:37 AM 795 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this was my first attempt at a splined box. I was very happy with how it turned out, although i originally intended it to be a bit bigger. oak and maple finished with wipe on poly. pagoda style top was a bit of a challenge, but i think it worked out ok. many thanks to Don for the great blog on spline jigs, it was a super easy design and very functional!

~Gridlockd

-- Gridlockd





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Gene Howe

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#1 posted 12-29-2011 05:46 AM

Nice job! I think splines dress up a box as well as add strength to the corners.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#2 posted 12-30-2011 05:36 AM

Congrats on your first spline box. I’ve only made one so far, but hope to make more in the very near future.

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

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