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Third box I made, fir and cedar again, hand cut dovetails.
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#1 posted 11-23-2013 02:56 AM
Nice box and great job at hand cutting dovetails. I should take a lesson from you as I have never cut one by hand!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#2 posted 11-23-2013 03:14 AM
Thanks Jim, what you don’t see is the 5 gallon bucket of scrap wood with all the practice dovetails. I just watched a bunch of youtube videos, then bought Paul Sellers books, got myself some chisels and a dozuki and started hacking away. Two weeks and 5 trees later, I got a good result.
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#3 posted 11-26-2013 05:57 PM
Another great looking and well crafted box. Like the pretty grains on wood and those amazing dovetails.
#4 posted 11-26-2013 06:16 PM
Thanks very much for your compliments Fisihnbo.
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