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Project by bygrace posted 12-05-2013 05:21 PM 1054 views 5 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Boxes are a great way to learn new techniques. I had never made box joints before so here goes! To keep them different I left the fingers of the joints sticking out on one of the boxes and put a different curve on the end of the lids. The stop pin is 1/8 copper from the welding section at Lowes. I used red oak for the box and some leftover zebra wood for the lid. Three coats of Watco natural and some paste wax to finish them. The wood they’re sitting on is some Padauk and Wenge for another box I’m making. I have no jointer, just a Bosch contractors table saw and planer, but it turned out great. No seams at all between the pieces.

-- Andy, Waxahachie, Tx.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-05-2013 06:10 PM

Nice job. Looks great.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 12-06-2013 05:00 PM

Neat work!

I was way too many years with extremely limited tools.

So, I can appreciate the difficuly of the great wok you did.

-- just rjR

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 12-10-2013 03:56 PM

Cool pencil boxes! Great build and beautiful wood.

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