Shoe Shine Box #1: Glue-Up and Dimensioning

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Blog entry by Fr. Thomas Bailey, OSB posted 258 days ago 941 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Time to see if I can do two projects at once.

I started work on a shoe shine box today. Sometimes I am thankful that I can have awesome wood with which to work. I threw a little denatured alcohol on it to get an idea of what it will look like.

I glued up the panels and dimensioned the external pieces.

-- Fr. Thomas,

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#1 posted 257 days ago

That is some beautiful wood! Can’t wait to see the rest of the build. Keep up the good work.

-- "I'm a classic overachieving underachiever" - Phil Newcomb

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#2 posted 257 days ago

White Oak? Looks good whatever it is.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 257 days ago

Yes. It’s White Oak and the top trim is Katalox.

-- Fr. Thomas,

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