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Today’s project is a basic box. Knowing how to make a box is a very useful and even necessary woodworking skill. Honestly most projects, including all kinds of furniture, are just a variation on the basic box. So let’s get started . . .
Here is the link to the free plans for this box. https://woodworkingformeremortals.com/how-to-make-a-basic-box-and-why-you-need-to-know-how/
Here is another article we have with more information on making rabbets and dadoes. https://topwoodworkingadvice.com/how-to-make-rabbets-dadoes-and-grooves-with-a-table-saw-or-router/
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Here are some of the tools used in creating this box.
GRR-RIPPER 3D Pushblock for Table Saws, Router Tables, Band Saws, and Jointers by MICROJIG
Bessey Tools VAS-23 2K Variable Angle Strap Clamp with 4 Clips, Black with red handle
Various Clamps For Edge Gluing.
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