LumberJocks

Dovetail Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by tyschroed posted 02-05-2014 10:34 AM 1605 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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





14 comments so far

View ex-member's profile

ex-member

186 posts in 676 days


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

Nicely done!

View steve_in_ohio's profile

steve_in_ohio

1195 posts in 511 days


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

very nice, love the nice clean lines, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15572 posts in 2090 days


#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!"

View woodshaver's profile

woodshaver

3088 posts in 2254 days


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

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

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

View Glen Peterson's profile

Glen Peterson

524 posts in 1957 days


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

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

-- Glen

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

17257 posts in 1767 days


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

They turned out fine. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View 489tad's profile

489tad

2664 posts in 1912 days


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

Very nice. First time, super.

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

View BasHolland's profile

BasHolland

88 posts in 1583 days


#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!

Best,

Bas

-- Bas, Holland

View Woodenwizard's profile

Woodenwizard

1137 posts in 1944 days


#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?

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

View OhValleyWoodandWool's profile

OhValleyWoodandWool

969 posts in 2021 days


#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

View endgrainy's profile

endgrainy

177 posts in 789 days


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

Nice work! Love the figure on that maple.

View tomd's profile

tomd

1872 posts in 2671 days


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

Excellent work, nice job.

-- Tom D

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11362 posts in 1077 days


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

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

View mcoyfrog's profile

mcoyfrog

3694 posts in 2495 days


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

Elegant

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com