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Hand Cut Dovetails — Part 2

In my last blog I was working on the sliding lid boxes which are almost completed.  All that remains is the shellac finish, lining the bottoms, and adding dividers for some that will be marketed as remote control storage boxes. … Continue reading

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Hand Cut Dovetails — Mass Produced?

One down and seven corners to go for this first run of these dovetailed, sliding lid boxes.  The Lore of the Dovetail is one that has always interested me.  Obviously I’m not alone in that since I’ve had numerous students … Continue reading

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Dovetailed Boxes with Spalted Maple Lid

Work is progressing nicely on the sliding lid, dovetailed boxes using the pieces of Spalted Maple I received as a gift.  If you recall my last post I referred to this wood as being “punky” — wonder what that means? … Continue reading

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Ah, but it’s a dry heat!

This is one of the boxes currently being built.  It’s made in my signature style I refer to as Slanted Dovetails.  The materials on this one are quarter sawn White Oak and Black Walnut.  Tried a  different technique for the … Continue reading

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Glad to be back working on the finer aspects of woodworking as compared to making the craft show display shelves.  Yes, lots of tablesaw work, glue-ups, nail guns, electric sanders, and paint sprayers have their place but nothing compares to … Continue reading

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