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Project by nbistecche posted 424 days ago 823 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This mahogany toy box was made for my daughter Gabriella. The four sides are made of solid mahogany, and the top and bottom are both mahogany veneered plywood. The top piece is edge banded and biscuited with solid wood and mitred at the corners. The through dovetails were routed using my new leigh super jig. Actually, It isn’t new, its just the first time I’ve used it. The hinges are standard full overlay Euro style hinges and the lift supports are for safety. She approves. Thanks for looking.

-- measure once, cut twice.





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 424 days ago

A very nice toy box, the mahogany looks great. I am a router jig joint maker too….I am not very good at hand cut joints…Well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#2 posted 424 days ago

What a beautiful toy box! Great work on it, and I know she’ll enjoy it for many years to come.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#3 posted 423 days ago

great looking box, isn’t it amazing what ends u[p in there?

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#4 posted 423 days ago

She’s a cutie and has a great dad! Nice build sir!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 420 days ago

Very lucky little girl to have a well crafted toy box made specially for her. I’m sure she will treasure it forever. Great job!

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#6 posted 420 days ago

This really looks nice. Congratulations.

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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