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Toy Box for my grandson

A few days before Christmas 2013 I came across the Video "How to Cut Dovetails on the Tablesaw' in Fine Woodworking. I have wanted to make a toy box for my grandson for a little while now and this...



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So what does this have to do with Fine Woodworking ????
This is not why I subscribe to this magazine !!

Re: Toy Box for my grandson

You have to use the tools at hand to get the job done. Thanks for the positive comment. I have cut dovetails by hand but it seems to be very tedious as I don't cut them on a regular basis. Also to be accurate. To answer your question , I don't think it is cheating. It just makes it more enjoyable and I plan on making another toy box shortly for my other grandson. (the parts are already roughed out)

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Jan 23, 2014 Very detailed work. I took a look at the pictures on the web any was just intrigued at the process. Great pictures also, as now that it is done you have a history of the whole process.

Re: Pine Bottom Chest

Very nice indeed. My daughter has asked me to make her a blanket box / hope chest similar to this. Just looking at the pictures makes me want to go out and start making it. Thanks for sharing this project with us.

Re: Dovetail Tool Chest

Nice to see dovetails. I have been working with alder also but the colour of the raw wood is a reddish brown. Did you apply a stain or is it a clear finish ???

Re: Toy Chest

Great looking toy box.

Re: UPDATE: Sharpening & Tuning Hand Planes and Chisels by Hendrik Varju

I have been sharpening handplanes and chisels for 40 years now and I am always open to new methods from an expert such as Hendrik. A few years ago I had the opportunity to talk to Hendrik at a wood show and he was such a down to earth guy. I would love to have the DVD to gain more insight into what he has to say and show me.

Re: Grandson's Toy Box

I've been looking for some plans or pictures also to build a toy box for my grandson. Ive already bought some wood and now just need some inspiration. Thanks for posting your pictures.



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