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Materials: Paul uses mahogany, as well as some 3/8″ and 1/4″ plywood, but you could use pine, oak walnut, cherry, maple, sycamore etc.
Lid and bottom frames:
Long rail 4 @ 3/4″ x 3″ x 26″ (allows 1″ extra length)
Short rail 5 @ 3/4″ x 3″ x 16″
Panel material will be sized to finished frames after joinery is completed as there may be some variation depending on individual sizing by participants. Suggest participants add 1/2″ or so to be safe and then cut and fit to exact size later.
Plywood panel for bottom frame:
Ply for panel: 1/4″ x 13 3/4″ x 19 3/4″
Solid panels for top frame
Panels: 5/8″ x 8 3/4″ x 13 3/4″
Plywood compartment bottom: 3/8″ x 17″ x 22 3/4″ (must be cut and planed tight)
Panel support: 7′ lin feet @ 1/2″ x 1/2″
Internal trim: 7′ lin feet @ 1/2″ x 1/2″ quadrant or triangle
1 @ 3/4″ x 3″ x 23″
1 @ 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ x 23″
2 @ 1/2″ x 3″ x 17 1/4″
2 @ 1/2″ x 2 1/4″ x 17 1/4″
1 @ 1/2″ x 3″ x 23″
2 @ 1/2″ x 2 1/4″ x 23″
Combination gauge (or marking gauge and mortise gauge)
Chisels (at least ¼″, 3/8″, ½″, 3/4″ and 1″)
Router (hand router that is, you can see how to make a ‘Poor Man’s Router here)
Tape/Ruler (or both)
Jack Plane (optional but recommended if preparing your wood from rough sawn)
No 80 Cabinet Scraper
You will also need 2 or 3 hinges and some form of stay.
Who is teaching this course?
Paul Sellers. Paul is a dynamic and knowledgable teacher. Paul teaches at the New Legacy School of Woodworking. Find out more about Paul and the projects he is involved with click here.