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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    I want to make a 3/8 inch box joint jig for the table saw. I got out the Freud SD208S dado stack, and set it up for a 3/8 inch dado. According to the chart that came with the dado stack, the setup requires two blades and one chipper. Simple, huh? I made two test cuts in a 3/4 x 3/4 inch piece...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    Build project box joint jig that is adjustable and easy to build. It really makes quick work of beautiful joinery and is idiot proof to make. I really can’t wait to see what you create! Make precise, tight-fitting box joints with your router this is really help me for working and I am very...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    So I started a project, a simple box 16" x 24" x 12" made of 1/2" baltic birch with box joint assembling. The box weighs in the 14lbs range, which turns out is too heavy. So now I'm stuck redoing it lighter, so that leaves me with a few questions. Could I do it in 3/8" baltic birch? or is that...
  4. Joinery
    This was my first attempt at a box joint. I think the set/spacing pin was a bit too loose, but the joints came out ok for my purposes. I'm looking for advice on the best ways to trim the joint flush. For the other corners I used a flush trim router bit, but can't use that here. The faces are...
  5. Joinery
    Need advice on how to make large finger joints in the end of a 3"x6". I am trying to make a Nyquist Tail Vise and I am having problems trying to figure out how to accurately cut the joints with power tools. I have a table saw but the dado set is only 8" and will not cut three inches deep. Any...
  6. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello- I am looking to purchase the incra ibox and am wondering if I will be able to create slight (5 degree) angled box joints with this jig. Any input from ibox owners is appreciated!
  7. Project Showcase
    Since I didn't partake in the 2nd round of mallet swapping, I was able to get new recipe box underway for the wife. I built a maple recipe box last year for her, but didn't apply finish to the inside and had some unfortunate wood movement. I don't have any pictures handy of this, but the...
  8. General Woodworking Discussion
    In the latest episode of Blue Collar Woodworking we make a micro-adjustable, multi-feature box joint machine that just might kill the dovetail forever. And then Stumpy tells the farmers where to stick it. This box joint machine has a lead screw advance and a template option, smooth, non...
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