Box jig in 45 mins

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So I purchsed a Freud box cutter set.

then I built a Box cutter jig there is a complete description in this web album

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#1 posted 2252 days ago

Very nice, I have thought about build one of these before.

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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#2 posted 2252 days ago

Very good post. Looks like you’ll be set for some good boxes.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#3 posted 2252 days ago

Thanks for the web album. I plan to make one of these soon and will definitely be referring back to this project.

-- Jason

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#4 posted 2252 days ago

cool. thats the same one that Norm made on the New Yankee Workshop. looks like it works good. thanks for the post.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 2251 days ago

Hi Bartee,

Excellent posting and narration.

Looks like it works well.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 2251 days ago

Great job. I’ve got to do the same. Nice.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 2251 days ago

I did not see Norm’s version of this. I think I saw this over on Fine Woodworking, but really do not remember.

Just wanted to set the record straight, that it’s not original to me.

Glad y’all liked it.

Now I just have to figure out how to make real boxes with it.

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#8 posted 2251 days ago

Bartee, thanks for the post. Looking forward to seeing those boxes!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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Don Newton

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#9 posted 2251 days ago

I’ve made box joints using a dado set but they didn’t come out as nice. I guess it pays to have the right tool!

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#10 posted 2251 days ago

Impressive, nice joint, have fun with it!

Thanks for sharing.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#11 posted 2249 days ago

Very nice… How did you like the Box cutter blade? May I suggest that you post a review of it?

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#12 posted 2249 days ago

Thanks for the post, wonder if you could use this technique for dovetails…..on the router table for the tails…

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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