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Project by Kaleb the Swede posted 05-16-2013 08:20 PM 912 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a place to put my paper recycling. I also needed therapy after I royally screwed up a side table that nearly caused me to quit wood working. This is nothing special wood wise, just some spruce that I stained with two stains to give contrast. The dovetails were cut by hand for practice. In the bottom is 3/4 Baltic birch; extreme overkill but it was what was laying around that was good size. Nothing helps get back to it like sawing, planing, sanding, and chiseling by hand. Hope you enjoy

-- Just trying to build something beautiful





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adam502

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#1 posted 05-17-2013 01:49 AM

Nice looking dovetails!

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scrollsaw

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#2 posted 05-17-2013 01:52 AM

nice job

-- Todd

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Kaleb the Swede

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#3 posted 05-17-2013 02:12 AM

Thanks a lot guys

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#4 posted 05-17-2013 02:32 AM

Great project! When I get a bit of time I plan on undertaking my first dovetails. It will be a similar project. I am looking forward to it. This looks as if you have some experience with dovetail joinery.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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#5 posted 05-18-2013 12:05 PM

Kaleb the Svede!!! Good project. It should hold all you can throw at it! Handles maybe?

-- Tim Harrelson

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#6 posted 05-18-2013 12:35 PM

Boy! I would never put that box on the curb for recycling or the box might disappear with the paper! Very nice!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#7 posted 05-18-2013 12:35 PM

It looks real nice and is a functional piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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