Joiner’s Toolbox – Episode 4

With the four corners dovetailed, it’s time to glue up the main box. Paul introduces a technique he developed to help glue up larger dovetailed boxes where there can be issues due to the fibres swelling once the glue has been applied. Once the glue has been left to set overnight, Paul cleans up the…

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Joiner’s Toolbox – Episode 3

It’s time to start the joinery by dovetailing the four corners of the box. Paul shows a couple of different techniques that can be used and discusses some of the idiosyncrasies involved when there are a large number of dovetails on a corner.

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Joiner’s Toolbox – Project Info

Joiners Toolbox

In this series, Paul decides to reproduce a well-used joiners toolbox that he picked up at a local car boot sale/flea market. This simple chest has a number of interesting features. It is made from relatively thin 1/2″/1.3cm stock which is strengthened by dovetailed trim. This together with its size, which fit a set of all the most necessary tools, makes it a perfect size for taking with you for any job or project you have to do. It is a great introduction to making larger dovetailed boxes and chest.

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Joiner’s Toolbox – Episode 1

Paul starts this series by going over some of the key aspects of the project, and then goes through the preparation of the stock. This toolbox uses thin stock so we look at the methods used to thickness it by hand.

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