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A simple but satisfying little job, involving my favourite dovetail joints, which I’ll get the hang of cutting one day.

This is for my physio, who helped my back recover after I’d been knocked off my bicycle.

-- Stanley generally struggling





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 11-14-2013 09:49 PM

Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Tooch

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#2 posted 11-15-2013 04:19 AM

hand cutting dovetails is tough… if I were a better man, I’d try it. but I’m not so I use jigs :-)

Nice work and execution, I hope they liked it and I hope you recovered yourself!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 11-15-2013 11:54 AM

Nicely done…the dovetails look great…well done.

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

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Jamie Speirs

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#4 posted 11-15-2013 11:58 AM

Nicely done.
Very neat, I need a 45gal for my desk :)

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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BanjoChris

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#5 posted 11-15-2013 12:11 PM

Nice little project. Dovetails look good!!!

Thanks for Sharing!!

Chris

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stanley_clifton

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#6 posted 11-15-2013 11:43 PM

Thanks for the nice comments. I’m glad that you liked this little piece.

-- Stanley generally struggling

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 11-19-2013 04:03 PM

Simple box but looks really good and well made. Like the wood and the dovetails. Great job!

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stanley_clifton

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#8 posted 11-19-2013 06:00 PM

Clare, my physio, loved the piece, particularly the cherry trim. A little bit of success for the day that has made someone happy. Yay!

-- Stanley generally struggling

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