Dovetail Cedar Box

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Project by molan posted 06-08-2012 03:32 AM 2771 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Cedar Box I made using a piece of cedar fence board I salvaged from a dumpster. The box is made with Hand Cut Dovetails and the hinges are mortised in using a router plane. possibly one of my favorite tools

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#1 posted 06-08-2012 07:54 AM

Beautiful Box

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#2 posted 06-08-2012 10:53 AM

Very nice joinery work. Good job.

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#3 posted 06-08-2012 11:49 AM

Nice, clean dovetails. It looks really good.


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#4 posted 06-09-2012 02:24 AM

Well done !
A basic box shape turned into classic box with handcrafted dovetails ,very nice .


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#5 posted 06-09-2012 03:51 AM

sweet box love that cedar

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#6 posted 02-08-2013 05:48 PM

Those dovetails look tight! But my neck hurts now.

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#7 posted 02-16-2013 02:12 AM

just came back from salvaging some cedar boards and googled “dovetail cedar box” for some ideas… this is just what I had in mind. Thanks for posting!

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