Keepsake Boxes

  • Advertise with us
Project by KCoombs posted 11-23-2012 06:33 PM 1819 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been practicing with the Incra Jig and made some boxes for friends. Kind of a random mix of wood – some hickory, some oak, some mahogany and some poplar. Nowhere near perfect yet, but I’m getting better each time.

-- Kevin

7 comments so far

View Ken90712's profile


16042 posts in 2279 days

#1 posted 11-23-2012 08:09 PM

Great work, hard to go wrong with Incra. Nice joints….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View RSmike's profile


24 posts in 1780 days

#2 posted 11-23-2012 08:36 PM

Those dovetails look amazing. They almost look fake. I mean that as a compliment. Great work


-- Mike

View a1Jim's profile


113833 posts in 2668 days

#3 posted 11-23-2012 08:53 PM

Looking good Kevin

-- Custom furniture

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

18621 posts in 1429 days

#4 posted 11-23-2012 09:08 PM

Great looking. When you actually reach perfection, let us know. You’ll probably be the only one here.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View KCoombs's profile


45 posts in 1373 days

#5 posted 11-23-2012 10:28 PM

Thanks men!

-- Kevin

View dust4tears's profile


397 posts in 1239 days

#6 posted 11-23-2012 11:24 PM

I have thought about getting that jig…, you think it is worth the investement?
The boxes look awesome~

-- Ride hard or go home~

View KCoombs's profile


45 posts in 1373 days

#7 posted 11-24-2012 02:19 AM

Well, I enjoy it. Depending upon what model you get, the price can be fairly modest and it certainly makes this kind of work much easier. I have a Porter Cable Omni for “regular” dovetailing, but the Incra is wonderful for smaller projects and fancy exposed joints. Next time around I am going to try some of their other designs.

-- Kevin

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics