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470 Super simple box

November 20, 201120 Comments

I mentioned on a recent episode of Wood Talk Online Radio I was building some small boxes for my wife Samantha’s photography business –Shuttersam.com. The boxes are best described as being nothing more than a “Super simple box”. No extravagant ornamentation, no exotic species and no complicated joinery. The idea was a plain box that […]

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Joinery Part 1 – The Butt Joint

September 19, 20060 Comments

The butt joint is a basic all purpose joint, easy to make and very useful in all sorts of situations. The butt joint is crucial for gluing up multiple narrow boards into a single wider board. The key to a successful joint is to make sure that the mating edges are complimentary to each other. […]

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