Black Limba Magazine Cases

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Project by Rickterscale posted 02-21-2012 10:25 PM 1516 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The woodworking magazines were starting to pile up, so I made a few cases to hold them. I was going to use box joints, but for the life of me couldn’t get the joints to line up. So instead I used these whateveryouwantocallit joints, reinforced with brass pins. I’ll have to try the box joint jig again sometime … the first time was a miserable failure.

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#1 posted 02-21-2012 10:30 PM

Nothing is a total failure. Odds are you can go back find your mistakesand learn from it. Nice job anyway. Unique and functional.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-21-2012 10:32 PM

The box joints may have been a failure, but the “whateveryouwantocallit joints” are wonderful. I always love to see the outside the box joinery in projects!

-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.

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#3 posted 02-21-2012 11:04 PM

That looks really nice, I will need about 4 of them, call me for my address to ship them too, thanks, ha ha ha :-)

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 02-21-2012 11:11 PM

Looks good and never pass up an oppurtunity to make a mistake. JB

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#5 posted 02-21-2012 11:47 PM

Cool magazine rack

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 02-21-2012 11:52 PM

Wow – I had to look at that twice since the granite is almost identical to the granite in our kitchen. Your magazine boxes have a lot more wow factor than mine. Very nice details.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#7 posted 02-22-2012 12:05 AM

Woodworkers never make mistakes, they just provide themselves with an opportunity to re-evaluate their design.

-- It's GOOD to be King-Mel Brooks

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#8 posted 02-22-2012 01:37 AM

Good on ya, mate!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#9 posted 02-22-2012 01:43 AM

Wow that’s a fancy magazine case.

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 02-23-2012 03:20 AM

They look like Greene & Greene style finger joints. A look I love. Nice work!

-- The only gift is a portion of thyself. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

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#11 posted 02-23-2012 04:37 AM

Wow those are far nicer than what I’m planning to make to hold my magazines.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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