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182 Box Joint Jig is designed: for the router table

This box joint jig is …. designed to work in a standard router table. The pre-set insert plates make consistent 1/4”, 3/8” and 1/2” box joints. You simply insert the appropriate router bit and offset template for the size of box joint required. I would suggest having three sacrificial fences to avoid tear-out. The jig […]

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007 Groovy Toy Box

Groovy Toy Box Cut the clutter in your family room with this solid tongue and groovy toy box plan. With the exception of the top and bottom few inches this storage box could be left unglued. Because all of the pieces interlock you could adjust the size of the box by adding or removing slats pieces  as your needs […]

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Bandsaw Boxes Made Easy

 Bandsaw Boxes are fun & simple Download the Free PowerPoint presentation below ….. This was a instructional PowerPoint I made awhile back for the Instructable’s Website. It takes you step by step through the process to make bandsaw boxes. If you have never made them before you will be pleasantly surprised and impressed by finished […]

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151 Bathroom Accessories

These two bathroom accessories started out as a simple drawing. I have been drawing so many beds and large pieces of furniture lately I was looking for a nice simple project that I could complete in a couple of evenings. Then as I got into it I thought this could be a very nice accent […]

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110 Strong Box: Security Concerns?

 Keep your Valuables Safe A Strong Box with a Secret A basic build project with security in mind! Now you might ask what’s to keep someone from just taking the whole box and all of its contents. Easily solved by securing it to a larger furniture piece in your campsite. It could be held down […]

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098 California King Size Folding Bed

Standard King Size Bed Now Available – Plan # 150 This Box-bed was created and designed by Robert MacPherson to fit a rather strange niche. From the Fine Woodworking Article  Medieval re-enactor MacPherson designed this knockdown bed to be used during his extended trips to Pennsic, an annual event that gathers more than 10,000 re-enactors […]

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093 Large Capacity Mailbox

A Large Capacity Mailbox  This mailbox project came about because of my employer. The current unit we have leaks during rain or snow storms. The mailbox is well suited for a business application as the drawer itself is large enough to hold 11 x 17 envelopes. I wanted to create a mailbox where the lid […]

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080 Utilitarian Tool-Chest

Do you ever wish you had your shop tools more organized? This simple tool chest might be the answer. The tool well on top will hold tools up to 5” high and then there are two drawers at 3” high and the lowest drawer is 3 ½” high. You will be amazed at how much […]

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076 Portable Dovetail Spline Jig

Whenever I make a mitered box or frame I usually add simple splines to reinforce the miter joints. I was looking for something different and came up with a jig to cut dovetail slots on the corners. This project is not really about the box (however it is a nice looking box) :). It’s really […]

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057 Keepsake or Flower Pot Box

Keepsake or Flower Pot Box This Flower or plant box is a very basic build project that came about as my better half was trying to find a container to put plants in the bathroom. We have a couple of built in shelves that mount up in the skylight opening. It will also make a very attractive […]