Dovetail Box

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Project by tyschroed posted 02-05-2014 10:34 AM 1991 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box was my first adventure into hand cut dovetails. Made from Walnut and Maple.

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#1 posted 02-05-2014 10:43 AM

Nicely done!

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#2 posted 02-05-2014 11:02 AM

very nice, love the nice clean lines, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#3 posted 02-05-2014 12:12 PM

Well done, they look great and would have never guessed these were your first….. Love the wood.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 02-05-2014 02:25 PM

Nice looking work for the first time! Love the contrasting woods!
Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#5 posted 02-05-2014 02:28 PM

Very nice. The dovetails look tight. The figure of the wood is nice too

-- Glen

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#6 posted 02-05-2014 02:32 PM

They turned out fine. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 02-05-2014 03:02 PM

Very nice. First time, super.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#8 posted 02-05-2014 03:36 PM

Well done!!
I like the spacing of your dovetails.
For first dovetails they look very nice.

I love to make dovetails.

Keep on practice and keep posting!



-- Bas, Holland

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#9 posted 02-05-2014 04:58 PM

Outstanding job! How much practice did you have to do before doing such a fine job on your first effort?

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#10 posted 02-06-2014 12:55 AM

Gorgeous box. The dovetails look great.

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#11 posted 02-06-2014 04:41 AM

Nice work! Love the figure on that maple.

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#12 posted 02-06-2014 06:10 AM

Excellent work, nice job.

-- Tom D

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#13 posted 02-10-2014 03:58 PM

Wow! Impressive work on those great dovetails and the wood combo is just gorgeous.

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#14 posted 02-26-2014 08:36 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#15 posted 06-13-2015 01:54 AM

Great job. I am learning too. My first DT box will not look this good. It’s coming soon.

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