Hand Tool Project Many Of The Techniques Used To Make This Box Could Be Completed With Machinery But Since This Box Was Designed To Teach People Some Basic Hand Tool Skills That Will Be The Focus Of This Article
Hand tool project many of the techniques used to make this box could be completed with machinery but since this box was designed to teach people some basic hand tool skills that will be the focus of this article is post about Magazine bookmarked by jeffery with ID 12055493161 was uploaded on 17-01-2019 and has been viewed 33,716 times.
Make a Simple Box with Inlay Using Hand Tools Photos by Jeremy Pringle INFO: DIFFICULTY - 2/5, LENGTH/TIME - 2/5, COST - 1/5, SPECIAL TOOLS -MISC.HAND TOOLSI use a table saw and thickness planer to get my stock to (almost) final dimension, but do not put the finish surface on anything.
Use a smoothing plane to remove the mill marks from the material.It is important to be really careful; using a smoothing plane is very addicting and you can easily get carried away, and in no time at all, your stock is not the proper dimension anymore.
Stop when you get a full shaving.Cutting the joineryThe second step is to make rabbets in the front and back for the sides.Part of the fun with this project is you will not need a tape measure.Everything is referenced off something else.
Use the sides to set the marking gauge and mark the width of the rabbet.I generally suggest leaving no less than 1/8" of material when marking the depth of the rabbet, or it will become too fragile.In this step it is crucial that all the marking be done from the inside of the front/back.
If your material is not...