Christmas Hand Cut Through & Half Blind Dovetail Boxes

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Project by papermate posted 11-23-2012 04:31 AM 1360 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these two boxes out of cherry. Each one took about 5 hours to complete. They have through dovetails on the front and half blind on the back. The project was made with hand tools except for the prepping of the wood dovetails cut with a hand saw. Second box is just smaller in length.

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#1 posted 11-23-2012 05:33 AM

nice work on the dovetails!

-- John, Phoenix-AZ

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#2 posted 11-23-2012 12:27 PM

Real good job on the dovetails, nice work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 11-23-2012 01:41 PM

Very good looking dovetails.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 11-23-2012 04:42 PM

These are great nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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