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  1. Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    Hello All! I'm just getting into making small boxes (for now as gifts to family and friends). I'm interested in Japanese style and western style (like Doug Stowe boxes). I was wondering if any one else does these boxes and if so, what type of jigs do you make to help make the process...
  2. Wood Finishing
    I am planning a bed/dresser combination w/ a bunch of birch plywood drawer boxes w/ 1" side lips and carved out front-scoops. I really want to use shellac, a finish I've never worked with before (I can hear the sighs from here!). I want shellac because its non-toxic, I can work with it inside w/...
  3. Project Showcase
    This might not be the prettiest project but it sure dead its job. Simple and functional. Thanks for watching and remember to leave a comment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tDcPZNZ7SM
  4. Power Tools & Machinery
    Hi all, I am looking at purchasing a band saw, primary use would be for cutting around 4" thick pieces of wood, into creative looking boxes(jewelry boxes, "puzzle" boxes, etc.) Here and here are a few examples of what I am thinking.If at all possible, I would like to find a bandsaw under...
  5. General Woodworking Discussion
    Ok Due to this thread http://www.woodworkingtalk.com/f13/first-time-building-speakers-36503/ and Knotscott's advice (Because when doesn't knotscott give good advice????) I am interested in building my own Home Audio Speakers but have now idea where to find info about it. So if you have...
  6. Hand Tools
    I'd like to make small, hinged boxes, about 1' x 2' and 6" deep, using hand tools. I don't know anything, but think I might need a good miter box and saw, or perhaps a Japanese saw with an integrated guide. Any suggestions for either tools or books? The boxes are not going to be ornate...
  7. Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    I like making small boxes and jewelry boxes. I made a few for Christmas but I am struggling to make a nice ring bar. I have seen them for sale but I wanted to make my own. I used a block of 3/4 inch plywood and cut 3/16 inch dados a 1/2 inch deep to create the grooves for the rings. Then I used...
  8. Design & Plans
    Hello Everyone, I am working on drawing out a plan for a ring box. I was wondering if anyone has any past experience in making engagement ring boxes. And looking for any tips or hints. Any type of help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks LewisJP
  9. Project Showcase
    Hey guys, These are fun to make. Especially after a long and complicated project. Kicking back and making these little guys is really relaxing and rewarding. Its easier to make a bunch at the same time so I made 5. I'm going to give 2 away and sell three. I'm giving one to the guy that...
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