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Etsy Custom Order — Two Boxes Continued

Work is progressing well on this project and it’s given me an excellent way to “hone” my dovetails.  Any time you read about certain skills the phrase muscle memory seems to come up.  I know during the many years I spent … Continue reading

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Two Fingered Typist Blog!

Well, I suppose I should explain that strange sounding title to you.  Now that the HDTV cabinet is complete I decided it was time to delve into some less intense work. I don’t know about the rest of you but when … Continue reading

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The Mystery Box — Prototype #1

Jamie, from Wooditis where I occasionally teach classes, referred a couple to me who were looking for someone to make a presentation box for an item they are marketing.  We had the usual email correspondence and then met twice to explore … 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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Lining the Bottom of a Box

Another series of boxes I’ve done for the Etsy store and also for the craft fair is one I’ve named the Lidded Finger Joint.  I’ve gone into the construction of it on previous blogs but the thing that sets it apart … Continue reading

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