Sliding Dovetail Gift Box
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The easiest method for creating sliding lids is to simply cut grooves in the sides of the box, like I did for this wine box.A more elegant method is to fit the lid using a sliding dovetail which allows the top and sides to be flush.
But don't let the 'd word' scare you: dovetail lids are easy to make with a router table and a dovetail bit.This box can be scaled to any size.The fun part is customizing the inside to fit whatever contents you want to put in it.
Probably the best use would be for jewelry.In my case, it snugly holds a pair of stainless steel Korean chopsticks and chopsticks rest.A Christmas gift for Wyatt.I cut a block of wood a bit larger than the finished box size, then cut off a thin slice for the bottom of the box and another thin slice for the lid.
I used a paper cutting template to help me cut out the triangular shape for the inside of my box.You really don't need to do this.You can just as easily draw cutting lines on the wood.Especially if you just want the compartment to be rectangular.
I cut out the...