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Snake Box

07-26-2015 04:58 AM by Skip Mathews | 7 comments »

Snake Box07-25-2015 This has been a fun project for a number of reasons. Number one being that I used salvaged material to make my Snake Box. Number two… I used all hand tools. Number three… I made the box hardware by hand. Number four… everyone needs at least one Snake Box! The wood I used is from a shipping pallet. Looks and smells like oak. I used the best pieces I had but didn’t worry too much about how rough, knotty, warped or twisted they were. I did try to avoid splits. I used a scraper before finishing (no sandpaper) I edged planed and glued up pieces for the sides and ends. I cut tails on the front and back and pins on the ends. ...

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