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Custom Intarsia Keepsake Box #2: The Box

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Blog entry by wdkits1 posted 08-16-2013 07:09 PM 637 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: The Subject Part 2 of Custom Intarsia Keepsake Box series Part 3: The Glue-Up »

Before I do any Intarsia for this project I first have to make the box. I chose a beautiful piece of 4/4 cherry, jointed one edge and ripped it down to the approximate width.(3 1/8”)

Back to the jointer to flatten one side and resaw to approximate thickness (9/16”)

Next step is at the planer where I take the stock down to final dimensions.( 3” wide x 1/2 ” thick

Over to the miter saw where all of the box side components are mitered to the proper length.

Dry fit Box sides 6” x 7” x 3” outside measurements

Next steps will be some glue-ups
Stay tuned

-- Mike --www.midlothianwoodworks.com



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Roger

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#1 posted 08-18-2013 11:48 AM

A very nice looking piece o Cherry. I really like the “featherboard/wheel”.....I’ll bet that works pretty well

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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wdkits1

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#2 posted 08-18-2013 12:07 PM

HI Roger
Crude but effective. This little spring loaded jig does a great job keeping the stock tight to the fence.

-- Mike --www.midlothianwoodworks.com

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