Drawing to a Close

I’m in the home stretch with the oak box. The till now has a lid, and the carcass is squared and nailed together.

I decided to add a bit of carving to the till lid, too. This was a good workout for my newly acquired 6 mm #3 gouge.

The bottom was attached with wrought iron nails. I resawed some oak to make 1/2-inch thick hinge cleats. All that is needed at this point is to cut and attach the top. I guess when you get right down to it, aside from the carving, and regardless of size, a box is a box, is a box. They all go together in the exact same way!


7 thoughts on “Drawing to a Close

    • Ron Aylor December 5, 2018 / 4:56 pm

      It varies from $2.14 to $3.49 per board foot.


      • Salko Safic December 6, 2018 / 12:44 am

        Lucky bloody you guys. Ours is double to triple that and sometimes more

        Liked by 1 person

      • Ron Aylor December 6, 2018 / 6:47 am

        Salko, sounds like you need to relocate!


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