Sliding Dovetail lidded box

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Project by NedB posted 08-22-2008 06:30 AM 1959 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Second of two Boxes I thought I would share. Materials are Maple and cherry, with a sliding dovetail lid. Maloof finish in a can, Tung/BLO/Poly wipe on finish.

Very smiple construction, maple strips with cherry end panels, and a combination maple & cherry top which slides into dovetails routered into the long side panels.

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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#1 posted 08-22-2008 11:59 AM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#2 posted 08-22-2008 02:57 PM

beautiful box.. cute little divisions inside! Very nice

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#3 posted 08-22-2008 04:44 PM


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#4 posted 08-23-2008 04:22 AM

I love that little box. I am in the process of making a few right now. Your design is a new one for me. I hope you don’t mind if I borrow your idea and add a few of my ideas as well.

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#5 posted 08-23-2008 01:46 PM

Bradford, please do, hope to see your version!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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