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Small Projects #35: Bill Press

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Blog entry by Madmark2 posted 01-10-2021 10:12 PM 341 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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SWMBO ask for place to keep monies flat and orderly ahead of bank day. Had a chunk of purpleheart kicking around and made this box.


Purpleheart cash keeper

The box is 1/4” stock except for the weight which is full 15/16”. The full width stock was sanded to make the finger curve so both sides would be exact copies after resawing. I have about a 5/32” thick center cut with an odd semicircle cutout.

The half moon grip was cut from a piece of scrap mahogany using my plastic protractor as a radius. It was easily cut with the band saw, sanded, and rub joint glued in place. I think the mahogany goes well with the purpleheart.

Once the box was completed all of the edges were beveled with a pass or three of the 5” ROS.


1/16” hand bevel

-- The hump with the stump and the pump!



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#1 posted 01-12-2021 01:04 PM

Hey Mark !

you could have sent me the loot and I could straighten it out for you

-- Regards Rob

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