Maple Sliding Dovetail Candle Box

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Project by ComradeNorgren posted 03-10-2012 10:03 PM 2311 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tried making a candle box. I just used dado’s and rabbits to put the box together wasn’t trying to go too fancy. Then i made a dovetailed lid and groove to slide in, next time i think i’d just do a dado’d lid. Anyways i’d love to hear any comments good and bad. Thanks for looking guys.

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#1 posted 03-11-2012 12:24 AM

I really like this…..especially the sliding dovetail lid. This is a very nice box. Good job.

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#2 posted 03-11-2012 01:47 AM

Really nice box.
The sliding dovetail is coo.

(and that is one “worked” Workmate!) lol

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#3 posted 03-11-2012 04:10 AM


-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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#4 posted 03-11-2012 04:29 PM

You did a good job on the candle box. I think the dovetail lid is a nice touch. When I built mine I just did the dado joint.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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