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Project by bentontool posted 01-09-2022 11:37 PM 757 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Circa 1990… cherry, walnut, spalted maple (from my firewood pile)... hand tools only.





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#1 posted 01-09-2022 11:56 PM

So, so nice. I love the top

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 01-10-2022 02:18 AM

+1 on that top.
Great project overall as well.

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#3 posted 01-10-2022 12:48 PM

+1 on the entire box including the top, well done

-- Ron

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#4 posted 01-12-2022 01:47 AM

Nice job, your dovetails look very clean. Are you a tails first or pins first guy? Would love to hear your process.

-- Tim

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#5 posted 01-12-2022 10:39 PM

(Here we go… I hope I don’t start my first LJ’s argument) I am decidedly a “tails first” guy! I can’t understand the logic of standing / balancing a board on its end to transfer the pins to the tails… to me, that is like standing on your head… never done it that way. Besides, with that setup, knifing a line is harder (IMO). I “split the pencil lines” when I saw. Goes together reasonably well (most of the time anyway).

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#6 posted 01-13-2022 01:10 AM

Thanks, my thoughts as well.

-- Tim

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