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Blog series by JoeyG updated 04-18-2012 12:54 PM 4 parts 22700 reads 19 comments total

Part 1: extra box, what to do?

01-07-2012 05:28 AM by JoeyG | 4 comments »

I am starting this one with just a general idea of what I want to accomplish. A while back I made a batch of these boxes and had a couple of extra’s after orders where finished. I have decided to pull this one out and see what I end up with. The tiger/ambrosia maple is from the same board that I made the phoenix box out off. The “racing stripes” are made from rosewood. I don’t have any pictures of making this box but That can be a blog for another time. LOL ...

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Part 2: Messing Around With Idea's

01-12-2012 08:38 PM by JoeyG | 3 comments »

I set my miter saw at the same angle as the sides and cut both sides of the legs Now I have to decide the orientation of the legs or Right now I am leaning towards this one

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Part 3: miter keys

01-28-2012 06:52 PM by JoeyG | 9 comments »

Hi everyone, sorry for the delay. This is spare time project and I haven’t had much of that lately. I had thought about a few different ways to strengthen the miters and decided for now to just add keys. Once the legs are in place they will not be visible. This gives me the option of doing something else later if I want to. Well that’s all for now folks. Just a little tease of something you probably already know how to do. Now I am off to take my younglings to the l...

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Part 4: Not Forgotten

04-18-2012 12:54 PM by JoeyG | 3 comments »

I bet you guys thought I would never finish this blog. Well I had a month or two building bookcases then another few weeks cleaning, reorganizing, and painting my shop. I just posted a couple of pics of the shop. I have also finished up a few small boxes to put in the local day spa that carries some of my boxes. Now I am ready to pull this one off the shelf and get it finished. I have had a while to think on it. I am still not exactly sure what direction it will take to get to the finis...

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