Dovetail Box with Hinged Lid

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  • #21263
    John Moore
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    I had some pine with some clear runs in it. So I cut the lengths in between the knots. The box came out about 11 x 9.5″ with base/lid 3/4″ wider and longer. The overall height is 5.5″.

    The lid is hinged in the back.

    At this point, it has a couple of thin coats of shellac.

    I am working on a couple more.

    Lakeland, Florida USA

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  • #21265
    Ken
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    @ken

    Box looks very nice John, the dovetails are great. Good job

    #21276
    Mark Armstrong
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    @nobby1967

    Love your box John and your tails look great as well. 😉

    Dagenham, Essex, England

    #21285
    Greg Merritt
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    @gman3555

    Nice work Jon. Clean and well fitted.

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    #21287
    NikonD80
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    @nikond80

    I really like that. I love the way you’ve allowed the grain pattern to do the talking – particularly the way the base and top echo each other.

    Keep Calm and have a Cup of Tea

    #21298
    John Moore
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    @j0hnmoore

    Thanks everyone for the support and comments.

    Lakeland, Florida USA

    #21338
    Frankie Lee
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    @frankielee

    Fantastic looking box John.

    #21406
    David Gill
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    @daveg

    Nice box John,very neat
    I think Pine make really nice looking boxes.
    What Shellac did you use

    Wigan, Lancs. England :

    #21412
    Steve Follis
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    @crance

    Nice and tight John, looks really good!

    Memphis, Tennessee

    #21418
    John Moore
    Participant

    @j0hnmoore

    David, I used pre mixed Zinsser (Home Depot), thinned a little. It is the clear, not the amber.

    Thanks everybody.

    Lakeland, Florida USA

    #21454
    David Gill
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    @daveg

    Hi john thanks for that I googled Zinsser and certain products do appear to be available in the UK but could not see any Zinsser Shellac

    Wigan, Lancs. England :

    #22385
    John Moore
    Participant

    @j0hnmoore

    I realized I forgot to show a photo of the lid opened.LOL

    Lakeland, Florida USA

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    Ken
    Participant

    @ken

    Once again nice work John. Did you post it in the gallery?

    #22391
    John Moore
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    @j0hnmoore

    Ken, I have not yet. I think I will? Thanks for the suggestion.

    Lakeland, Florida USA

    #22403
    DeniseG
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    @deniseg

    David, Paul refers to a brand of pre mixed shellac that he buys in the UK in the wall clock fine video.

    i'd prefer to make it myself

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