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Forum topic by KomputerMan posted 326 days ago 440 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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326 days ago

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I am building 5 different jewelry boxes. I am at the final stages of assembly, sanding, and finishing. But I have to make a big decision first. Which way do I attach the lid??? Routed side up…

or routed side down???

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#1 posted 326 days ago

I like the Butterfly wing pattern better in the second photo. But I like the profiled edge better in the first.
You Sir, have a quandary…lol good luck.

Let us see what you decided…nice piece by the way.

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#2 posted 326 days ago

I like both, but I would round off both of the leading edges no matter which you choose.

Oh, and like scotsman9 says, Let us know!

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#3 posted 326 days ago

I don’t care for the flat top. And, I wouldn’t want to work with the hinges on that contour.

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#4 posted 326 days ago

Another vote for the first photo. Routed side up. And while the box is really great , I would put corner moulding
in the front corners to give the front face, more of a framed inset look.

Great job on the box !

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#5 posted 326 days ago

nice looking box!

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#6 posted 326 days ago

Very nice box ,I would go with the first photo also .

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