Cove Box

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Project by CKM posted 03-21-2013 10:56 PM 1529 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted so I wanted to share the latest box that I built with the help of a good friend and great metal worker. We’ve been working together on a number of projects lately. This time though we made a “making of” video of the box and handle (link below).

The box is made out of Redwood which was salvaged from my parents deck and has Maple accents and features a hand forged metal handle.

Hope you all like the box and the video!


-- CKM - Minnesota

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#1 posted 03-21-2013 11:21 PM

That is very cool looking. I really like the iron work

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#2 posted 03-22-2013 01:28 AM

Wow nice! I see you set the TS blade at an angle to make the cope profile. I did that on a box a while back but I make the box then splines then do the coping. I may have to try coping the long board first like you did, that must make sanding much faster. Thanks for sharing and great vid too.

-- $tudie

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#3 posted 03-22-2013 01:59 AM

Thanks for the comments! Yes I did set the angle on the TS, I wanted to have a more oblique curve for the box. This was the first time that I had done this operation so I was a little nervous running the board across the blade like that but it was pretty easy and I really like how the profile of the box turned out. Thanks for checking out the video!


-- CKM - Minnesota

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#4 posted 03-22-2013 05:40 AM

Great looking box! I really like its design, and I especially like the metal handle. Keep up the good work!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#5 posted 03-22-2013 08:01 AM

Nice job, good looking project. Cutting the copes on the table saw is fun and provides a great look.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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