Red oak from Lowe’s. Still can’t get the top cut off perfectly even on all four sides, though.
Blade is Freud square top, 1/8” kerf, so no, not really. I’m going to experiment with slower feed rate, though, just in case it’s my technique...
Yeah, I can live with it, but I’m trying to get better on every box and this little glitch is bugging me!
Well, I’m stumped. No play in the arbor and as near as I can tell the fence is parallel to the blade. It seems that the kerf is a few thousands...
I hadn’t thought of that! I’ll check it out, thanks!
Thanks, guys! I cut this one with the top of the lid against the fence, and did not cut all the way through, like franklinworkshops suggested....
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] So, I’m still kind of new to this hobby. I’ve made probably a couple dozen boxes and I’m having a consistent problem when I...
Nice! I’d like to know more about the hinge/stop, too.
No, I’m just kinda winging it!
I vote full gloss.
Can’t see a picture of what you’re d scribing. Is there a link or something?
Latest effort. Talavera tile top for a little added interest. Still no splines...
[ATTACH] Made another one. Red oak from Lowe’s. Came out pretty well, mitered corners are tight, lid fits nice. Still no splines, though, need...
Thanks Joe! I think I sent you a PM. They’re called “conversations “ on this forum, right?
Thanks, Joe. I don’t have a plane. What would you suggest as a decent entry level plane?
Colin, I’m late to this thread, but your boxes look great. May I ask what kind of prices they bring in your shop?
That’s next on my to-do list. It’s raining here so it could happen today.