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Project by neverstoplearnin posted 04-16-2013 02:54 AM 1939 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first stab at doing box joinery. It is nothing really worthy of being on this site but I was proud of how well my joints turned out so I figured I would throw it on here. The wood is just a pallet that I jointed and planed and then re-sawed in half.

-- *God is Good*





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rmac

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#1 posted 04-16-2013 06:02 AM

Nuttin’ wrong with that!

—Russ

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs. http://thesorteddetails.blogspot.com/

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Picklehead

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#2 posted 04-16-2013 11:03 AM

but I was proud of how well my joints turned out

That’s what makes it worthy of being on this site! Good job. Looks better than the box joints I’ve never made.

-- Quote from ebay tool listing: " Has nicks and dings wear and tear dust and dirt rust and pitting but in good working condition"

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Farrout

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#3 posted 04-16-2013 11:07 AM

I just built my first box joint box yesterday as well.
How did you cut the slots? I used a Rockler jig mounted on the router table.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I should be a genius!

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ptofimpact

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#4 posted 04-16-2013 11:38 AM

Fine box, I would be proud to have made that, TY for sharing.

-- Pete in NC

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workerinwood

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#5 posted 04-16-2013 12:03 PM

Good job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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neverstoplearnin

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#6 posted 04-16-2013 03:58 PM

I did the joints on the table saw using a square box as a jig I clamped all four pieces to the box and passed them thought the blade there is a great YouTube video on it

-- *God is Good*

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 04-16-2013 04:34 PM

That will make a great utility shop box and you probably learned quite a lot. The joints look fine. Whenever you feel like it go ahead and make a box with some better material. It’s the best way to learn.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Bsmith

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#8 posted 04-16-2013 05:18 PM

If that was your first time I think you got it! Those are great looking joints.

-- Bryan

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 04-17-2013 12:48 AM

Nice tight box joints! Could you post a link to the video as I’m always interested in a new technique?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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TurnTurnTurn

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#10 posted 04-17-2013 01:42 AM

look like a great job. i am about to take the plunge into this type of joint as well. Thx for sharing

-- TurnTurnTurn

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neverstoplearnin

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#11 posted 04-17-2013 03:25 AM

this is the link to the youtube video that I learned it from

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovERpMk6j-s

Its super simple but works very well from what I could tell.

-- *God is Good*

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gfadvm

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#12 posted 04-17-2013 10:38 PM

Thanks for the link. I’ll check it out right now.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 04-18-2013 03:34 PM

Those are great joints, they’re uniform, tight and clean. Worthy of posting. Great job!

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#14 posted 04-18-2013 03:37 PM

Good work ,now on to dovetails :))

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