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A round box with a screw on lid. This is my first instructable and I hope people find it useful.
I drew a template using a coffee can for the circle. Divided the circle into 4 parts for separate storage in the finished box.take note of the circle ...
Using my scroll saw I cut out the circle then the inside sections.
I made 2 identical pieces and now I'm gluing them together. Clamp well until glue sets.
I cutout a flower which will be glued to the lid. It serves a few purposes. It hides the nut, acts like a knob / handle and makes ...
I cutout a stem which makes the flower more finished.
This is a standard 1/4" nut. I notched out the shape of the nut so it won't turn. There are better style nuts that should be used but ...
I traced the outside shape onto a 1/8th piece of plywood which will be used for the bottom. Just glue, clamp and let dry.
Now is the time to finish with your sanding. I screwed the lid on snug then sanded the sides till all pieces were flush and smooth.
I should have painted my flower before gluing it to the lid. would have made painting it a lot quicker.
I like to use dark stains. This one I chose is called red oak 215 by minwax. After staining and left to dry I apply my first coat ...
Lots of sanding and a few coats of polyurethane and your box should look something like mine.Again, this is my first instructable so hope it's easy to follow.Post ...
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