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Blog series by degoose updated 11-11-2010 01:07 PM 4 parts 23019 reads 71 comments total

Part 1: Starting off... the box itself...

03-03-2010 08:44 AM by degoose | 24 comments »

I started off with a rough sawn board of New Guinea Rosewood.. Ripped and dressed to size …5 inches by 3/4 inch…Cut the mitres on the sides on the Incra Mitre Express and then cut a groove top and bottom … the top got a bookmatched panel of ugly NGR with a fine stripe of Silver Ash down the middle.. the base was some really fine plywood…lolThis shot shows the box glued together and with the sliding dovetail spline slots cut… used the Kehoe Jig .. you can see my ...

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Part 2: Another Col - larboration..

07-05-2010 09:20 AM by degoose | 21 comments »

While this is indeed a finished project… I am posting it here in Blogs because it is not all my work…This is another collaboration .. with my good mate Col.. master boxmaker.. Col has been helping me out with the last few boxes… I have supplied the timber while he has been doing the construction and then I have been applying the hand rubbed oil finish and lining the boxes.. I prefer an oil finish over a gloss polyurethane. That is not to say I can’t make boxes ̷...

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Part 3: Starting another box.

11-10-2010 09:52 PM by degoose | 16 comments »

I bookmatched some camphor laurel… after resawing on the bandsaw. I then re sawed a long board and will use the “wrap the grain around every corner” method..Cutting the mitres for the corners this morning … stay tuned.. And a teaser..The end grain panel now has a frame of NGR..

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Part 4: Mitres cut..

11-11-2010 01:07 PM by degoose | 10 comments »

And it all matches on each corner.. Now to do the grooves for the base and top.. and then the glue up…More to follow… so stay tuned..

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