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Another Steve Good inspired project. Box is red oak.
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#1 posted 02-01-2014 10:53 AM
Good looking box and 2 weeks ahead schedule!
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#2 posted 02-02-2014 02:53 AM
Really nice, someone well for sure be happy when they get it:-)
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#3 posted 02-05-2014 03:53 AM
Is the llid done with a scroll saw? Where did you get the pattern. I like it, very clean and neat looking. Good work.
#4 posted 02-05-2014 04:29 AM
Most of the box was done with the scroll saw. The lid pattern was cut with the scroll saw, and the walls were cut with the scroll saw as well. I also used my band saw and my miter saw to cut the top/bottom/sides to the right dimensions.
I got the pattern here: http://www.stevedgood.com/loveyou.pdf
I used a piece of 1/4 inch stock for the lid and bottom, then cut the box walls out of one piece of 1” thick oak. I cut a ring inside a ring, if that makes sense… the outer ring is the outer wall (the inner ring and outer ring are 1/4” thick). I used the inner ring to make a seat for the box lid to sit in. I took the inner ring to the band saw, and cut that to about 1/4”, and glued it to the lid bottom. It fits perfectly inside the outer ring.
Hope that make sense and hope that helps.
Steve Good has a lot of good patterns and they’re usually things you can make in just a few hours.
I think he’s also a member here on LJ. so feel free to email him if you have any questions.
#5 posted 02-05-2014 03:25 PM
Triviasteve – Yes that makes sense! Thanks for the info and for pointing out Steve Good’s blog. Looks like lots of useful patterns and knowledge there. I’ve only done a couple scroll saw projects, but would like to try more sometime.
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