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Project by knife posted 03-20-2013 12:20 AM 1122 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for a benefit for one of my assistants sons who is having heart surgery. First time I have used this type of hinge. It is from Rockler. Thanks to all the people on the rockler site who posted their remarks on how to set the hinge, since there is no instruction that come with them. The main box is walnut with maple trays. finish is danish oil then wax. The bottom and the trays are flocked. Thanks to all who have posted boxes, I viewed a lot to decide what I wanted to make.

-- Chad -- Buffalo, NY





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 03-20-2013 12:48 AM

Great looking Box! I love walnut, and I’m sure whomever purchases this box will love it!

-- Dean

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 03-20-2013 03:03 AM

beautiful looking box. I like the legs, quite a classic look..

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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josh

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#3 posted 03-20-2013 04:31 AM

We use a CNC router at work for hinge holes like that. How’d you do it?

Thatsa nice box.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 03-20-2013 01:30 PM

This is a beautiful box. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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MrHart

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#5 posted 03-21-2013 03:37 AM

Very nice!
How did you do the legs? Router work or a piece of trim maybe?

-- MrHart

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knife

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#6 posted 03-22-2013 01:47 AM

I cut the main mortise for the hinges with a small hand chisel, then the deep mortice for the lid stop will dril and dremel with spiral bit.

The feet were made as one long piece with a roundover bit and then 1 inch core box bit. then cut to length on SCMS and band saw and forstner bit in drill press

-- Chad -- Buffalo, NY

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MonteCristo

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#7 posted 03-22-2013 02:48 AM

A very handsome box !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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UJB

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#8 posted 03-22-2013 09:37 PM

Very Nice Chad!
Best regards,
your co-worker John

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jrpull

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#9 posted 06-17-2013 03:14 AM

Great looking project ya gotta love the look of walnut!!

-- Walnut Junky

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