Shoe Tidy: Episode 7

In this episode, Paul covers the trapezoidal handle and then the hinge rail ready to receive the lid. Paul also makes the lid following similar patterns to the main box carcass itself.

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Shoe Tidy: Episode 6

In this video, Paul focuses on how to fit the internal shelves and the divider, support them and then install them. Paul then moves on to laying out the lid frame for making the mortise and tenon joinery, and ploughing the grooves to receive the panel.

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Shoe Tidy: Episode 2

The importance of fitting tenons into their relative mortise holes with precision should never be underestimated, and Paul deploys tips and techniques to avoid any under-sizing. The frame of the shoe tidy will stand on its own four legs by the end of this video, replete with all the mortises, tenons and grooves completed.

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Shoe Tidy: Episode 1

Laying out and preparing for 16 mortise holes takes a little thinking through. Paul demonstrates the process of planing and truing the stock, ready for developing the joinery and running the grooves.

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Shoe Tidy

This shoe tidy has a distinctive tambour front which rolls up and down to give access to the shoes inside. It also has a lift-up lid which allows the storage of hats, gloves, and scarves in the top.

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