Cedar Window Boxes

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Project by nobuckle posted 06-04-2012 01:42 PM 2323 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was commisioned about a month ago to build these flower boxes. They are 32” wide, 11—3/4” front to back (not counting the mounting bracket – Pic #6), and 6-1/2” deep. I used Titebond III along with #20 biscuits and pocket hole screws to hold everything together. I did not apply any type of finish, the client will take care of that. This was my first paying woodworking job. I discovered that there is more to pricing out a job than I thought. The good thing is that I now know how to price them more accurately. I’ve made some dimensioned SketchUp drawings that I would like to post but I need to check with the client to make sure it’s okay if I post them.

Here are a couple more pictures;


Hold-down clamp for the cross cut sled

Anyway, thanks for looking.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#1 posted 06-04-2012 01:59 PM

Nice widow box!

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#2 posted 06-05-2012 04:09 PM

Nice boxes, sure he will be really happy.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#3 posted 06-06-2012 09:27 AM

nice boxes Doug and professionally made


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#4 posted 07-09-2012 06:23 PM

Love them, Doug. Just planning my first project of the year and this will really help.

One big question – material?

And any idea what the user is putting inside? That is, do you put a plastic bed/tray in it? Seems the dirt would come out the bottom without it – I understand you might not have this info.

Thanks again


-- someday I'll work more in my shop than on my shop

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