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By Doug Stowe

Construct your talents and data of woodworking. appealing containers: layout and process is ideal for the newbie to intermediate woodworker. each one bankruptcy contains a new field layout – starting from basic to advanced as you're employed throughout the booklet, with each illustrating a key layout principle:
• Harmony
• Rhythm
• Texture
• Contrast
The great thing about wood bins. development a wood field is without doubt one of the most sensible how one can advance total woodworking skillability. packing containers are quickly to construct, require just a small quantity of fabric (affordable!), and will be made within the smallest of woodshops. better of all, captivating, hand crafted packing containers make the ideal gift.
8 wonderful field initiatives. This all-new choice of wonderful packing containers bargains step by step guideline for construction 8 distinct bins. additionally incorporated are one or layout adaptations for displaying off your creativity and including your individual own touches. every one bankruptcy is fantastically illustrated with three hundred colourful, instructive photos and easy-to-follow illustrations.
• raise Lid oblong Box
• Veneered Box
• Finger Jointed Chest
• Bracelet Box
• jewellery Box
• Sliding most sensible jewellery Presentation Box
• Swivel Lid Box
• Magnetic Tower

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I frequently do this with a 6-in. by 48-in. stationary belt sander, but it can also be done with self-adhesive sandpaper glued to a flat surface as shown on p. 13. 6. The next step is important to create a sense of unity in the finished box. A small routed chamfer along the bottom edge gives a point of separation between the box and the table, shelf, or desk upon which it may rest. To cut the chamfer, use a 45-degree chamfering router bit with the cutting edge raised about 1⁄ 8 in. above the surface of the router table.

Form the cradle from two pieces of ¾-in. plywood or MDF, one 5 in. wide by 9 in. long and the other 4¼ in. wide by 9 in long. Use clear plastic tape and glue to hold the two parts together to form a 90-degree angle with the edges carefully aligned. When the glue has set, make a trimming cut with the saw set at 45 degrees to form a flat edge that will allow the two parts to stand up on the tablesaw without falling. Then use a pin or brad nailer to drive nails into the joint, being careful not to put them Use a brad or pin nailer to strengthen the cradle joint after the glue sets.

I made this one with a small the body of the jig. Be certain, grooves when making a lid for a lip on the back that hangs over the however, that the screws are posi- box (see the steps on p. 104 in “A edge of the tablesaw fence to keep tioned at a height where they will Finger-Jointed Chest”). it tight to the fence as it slides back not contact the blade. This keyed miter guide can be and forth through the cut. Keyed miter guide Fence retainer 4 in. 3⁄4 in. 11⁄ 2-in. stock Cradle strip Cradle strip 30 A L i f t- L i d R e c t a n g u l a r B ox Slide 3⁄4 in.

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