First dove tail box

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Here is the first hand cut dove tail box I made for school. The sides are walnut and fir(? could be pine?) and the top is birds eye maple. Really enjoyed this one but had a tough time keeping it square, especially the lid. Finished it by polishing the wood and a couple good coats of wax

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#1 posted 03-30-2014 09:04 AM

Good looking box, and great job on the hand cut dovetails!

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#2 posted 03-30-2014 12:56 PM

Good job

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#3 posted 03-30-2014 01:47 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!!!!!!!!

Nice box!!........................Jim

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#4 posted 03-30-2014 02:25 PM

Those are nice dovetails and the box turned out great. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 03-30-2014 08:45 PM


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