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For this project you can use scrap pieces of wood from other projects or a solid block of wood to create a beautiful box. This free woodworking plans and woodworkers projects information is courtesy of the DoItYourself web site.
This is a neat little weekend project that makes a nice gift or just a good place to store your own recipes. We used Poplar for our project and I am not sure it was such a good idea. I has a real tendency to warp. If you are going to paint your recipe box then plywood might just be better.
Build this box using these free woodworking plans. Measuring only 14 inches high and 12 inches square, it could be used for a large number of things.
So your children are back in school and everything is back to normal in your house. Now is a good time for your young woodcrafter to make a pencil holder to keep all those pens and pencils together for homework.
If you are beginning to think about those spring and summer fishing jaunts, here is a project that will interest you.
Rod has the plans, equipment, ability to build a quality wooden box as show here.
Building a wooden box to be used as a wood toy box or a firewood storage box is a project that can be fun and practical.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a small square box with a lid. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
This pencil box has three compartments. Two are revealed when you slide open the dovetailed lid. The large top compartment swings out of the way to grant access to a bottom compartment.
A very simple plan for a childs shoeshine box. Might make a good cub scout project. DXF Format
This is a specialty box to sit on while lacing up heavy boots. It goes in a mud room or other wide entry way. It simply makes a ordinary task less stressful. The box includes storage room for boots. The Boot Rest pulls out from its storage place for convenience. The box has an internal tray for storage of gloves and other equipment.
This fun fish-shaped keepsake box would make a great hiding place for extra change or jewelry. At the link is a video as well as step-by-step instructions with lots of pictures.
Scrap wood from your scrap wood pile can be put to good use by building a few of these box jack-o-lanterns. Paint or leave natural, add lights if you wish, either way it's a fun project you can do in an afternoon. Follow the free step-by-step instructions at the link. Happy Halloween!!
One version of how to make a steam box for steam bending wood.
For Mum maybe, a knitting box plan.
This shallow box is relatively easy to make and the unique technique allows for a very wide variety of possibilities. In the free plans, they describe a rather complicated use of the technique but they will provide detailed instructions for many other options. Expand your boxmaking horizons beyond ordinary rectangularity!
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a Shaker candle box. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
From days gone by, an upright piano style dispenser. In this page I share with you a large collection of free scroll saw fretwork patterns. I have carefully scanned them and transformed them into pdf files. These patterns were published long ago in Hobbies fretwork magazine. They are offered here with permission of the present Copyright holders, Hobbies Limited. Project #1873.
A simple storage box that uses dovetail joints. This plan is from Amateur Woodworker.
While Ron was up in his attic looking for Christmas tree lights, he ran across his old childhood train set and came up with a great holiday idea. He decided to start his own family tradition by building a special holiday train storage box that unfolds into a train platform and Christmas tree stand.
For this project all you need is bit of log, a band saw, wood glue, clamps and a pencil. Here is how...
At the link you will find complete instructions to build a continuous grain keepsake box with a tile lid. Perfect for storing keys, notes or anything else you wish to keep safe.
Building small projects, like this inlay marquetry box, can be a nice change of pace. These projects are challenging, but still quick to build. And they are really quite rewarding. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra from Woodsmith Magazine
Turn a basic side table and a picture frame into a living-room accent worth remembering.
Follow along at the link and build your own cottage style shadow box.
Why buy when you can build your own hanging file box using this free woodworking tutorial.
Wedged mortise and tenon joints decorate the sides of these curved-top recipe boxes.
These are plans to build a music box that doubles as a keepsake box.
This magic tissue box is designed for babies or toddlers. It can help a little one learn about spacial awareness and dexterity. It is easy to build using the free plans available at the link.
Over the years I have made many little wooden boxes. My technique made a huge change after seeing a video made by the late Jim Cummins. His passing was a huge loss for woodworkers as he had the skill and patience to make even the most difficult operations safe and simple. From his video I rethought and changed the way I made the tops, plus learned how to make the boxes have perfect grain matching all the way around.
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