Small Box

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Project by endgrainy posted 03-26-2013 08:06 AM 1534 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at a box….

Or, I should say, “my first attempt at a box where the four sides actually fit together and somewhat resembled a rectangle.”

It’s made of 3/4” mahogany, dimensions are roughly 9” x 6”. I made a jig for my router table in order to make the box joints. The top profile was made on the router table with a chamfer bit. The bottom is 1/4” plywood.

I finished it with several coats of shellac. Currently I use it to hold a block plane in the shop.

-- Follow me on Instagram @endgrainy

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-26-2013 10:38 AM

Darn nice box for a plane. Good looking project.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-26-2013 02:30 PM

Great start, soon you will be addicted .

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 03-26-2013 05:29 PM

Thanks for the words of encouragement!

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#4 posted 03-26-2013 06:09 PM

Nice tool box!! be very careful, boxes become very additive.

-- If no one will ever see it, all the more reason to make it right

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#5 posted 03-27-2013 01:31 AM

Nice first box! Don’t listen to these guys. Boxes aren’t addictive (I can stop anytime I want) – NOT

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 03-27-2013 02:33 AM

Very nice work!

-- Gerardo from Argentina.

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#7 posted 03-27-2013 04:12 AM

Isn’t it nice to get it right! And such encouragement from the ‘dark’ side. I would stop making them, but I have all of this nice wood. good wood choices and work.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#8 posted 03-27-2013 12:05 PM

It’s a box to some, to us it’s Beauty.

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#9 posted 03-27-2013 02:13 PM

Congratulations on a nice box. It looks great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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