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Out of the scrap pile and into a gift #10: Rattles and custom storage box (drawing included)

01-22-2018 06:05 PM by sras | 9 comments »

I just posted my rattles & box project and then I remembered I took enough build pictures for a blog post. So, here it is. The fun thing about this project is that it requires very little materials. There are three blanks cut from bird’s eye maple. I ended up cutting the middle one a little thin so I added a veneer of mahogany to each side. The caps have recesses formed by a 1” core box bit in a drill press. The caps are cut to length. Next caps are glued to ONE side. Add dried beans to each cavity. I made a note on each blank so I didn’t forget! Notice the marks to create the handle. You can see that the recesses are cut undersized to allo...

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