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Blog series by BritBoxmaker updated 03-15-2014 06:45 PM 3 parts 8711 reads 16 comments total

Part 1: So the Story Begins

03-09-2014 02:18 PM by BritBoxmaker | 8 comments »

This is a real-time blog, that is I am blogging as I am working on the project. As it is my own design I respectfully request that anyone wishing to copy it waits until I have posted the finished project. I am not showing the pattern, up front, that I’m using for this box. That mystery will unfold as I build it. Suffice to say that1. I have a fully dimensioned drawing, on the wall board, in the workshop which I am working from.2. It will be a shell, EZ Mitre box. Therefore I am goin...

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Part 2: I have a plan

03-10-2014 07:51 PM by BritBoxmaker | 4 comments »

Yes. Well. I’m going to have to relent and show you the plan. I looked at all the progress pictures and whilst I understand where this is going, no-one else will. Here it is It’s all in millimetres ( like most of the world I use the metric system ). No I will not give imperial measurements, use a calculator. The reason for doing the chess board pattern first becomes apparent here. It is the most complex part of the design. It ended up slightly undersize. So I had to scale ...

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Part 3: I'm on fire

03-15-2014 06:45 PM by BritBoxmaker | 4 comments »

Not literally. Today was one of those of solutions not problems. I left you with this Next thing to do is cut the Bloodwood pieces. Marked up to fit on the curved ends of the three shaped Cherry pieces. Using the Cherry as a template. First I cut to the line using my bandsaw Giving this Then that was tidied up on the router using my circle jig, giving Fits like a glove The other edge of the Bloodwood is bounded by a curve cut into the ‘Chess Boa...

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