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Those angled finger joints where quite tricky to figure out. I did saw them using a scroll saw. I had to put the blade in backwards for half of the cuts, because the saw could only do angles in one direction.
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#1 posted 05-05-2012 01:22 PM
They look great, put the saw in backwards , that’s thinking outside the box.
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
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#2 posted 05-05-2012 03:04 PM
WoodSmith magazine #182 pg 16 “Box-Jointed Silverware Tray” details a tablesaw dado technique for doing this very joint. The only difference I can spot is that your “fingers” remain parallel to the bottom (or top) while the ones cut on tablesaw w dado are angled downward because of the splay angle.
Very clever! I would never have attempted to cut these on a scroll saw because of the tedium required for any degree of accuracy!
You can see a picture of some firewood scrap that I turned into useful picnic objects including a splayed fingerjointed box like these with center partition and handle on my portfolio on web site below.http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.comDan
-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com There are three types of people...those who are good at math and those who aren't.
#3 posted 05-05-2012 07:34 PM
I love those rough edges on your picknick box
Using the tablesaw to do these would be a bit easier, but I have to say, once I guestimated and refined the angles, after the first, the subsequent ones were relatively easy to make.I later also made a serving tray, and reused the same angles.
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