What you need
finish nail gun
1/2 nails (for the finish nail gun)
Table Saw (TechShop)
Router Table (TechShop)
Chop Saw (TechShop)
Scrape Piece of Wood
Flush Trim Router Bit
Fast and simple wooden boxes, I use them for my paintings. It saves me money by making them myself. You can make the boxes in any size that you want. For this instructable the box that i made was 6 x 6 x 2.125. I have also made 12 x 12 x 3.125 and 5 x 5 x 1.125.
Step 1: Simple Plywood Box...
Using the table saw, rip down the 1/2 plywood to width of the size that you want. If you are going to make a few of them I would rip all the plywood
Step 2: Simple Plywood Box...
Next move over to the chop saw, we are going to cut the miters on the chop saw. Set the chop saw to 45 degrees. next set up a stop block, you want each one of the cuts are the same length. If the sides of the boxes are a little off, it will not line up, when you are ready to glue and nail the corners. Keep in mind when you are using a stop block you want to hold the martial on the side of the stop.
Step 3: Simple Plywood Box...
Next glue up. Lay out 4 piece in the order that you want them. Put masking tape on the outside of the wood, you do not want to any space between the wood. flip over the pieces of wood, add glue to the miter joints. Fold up the side, so you get a box.
in the corners, use the finish nail gun and add two nails to each corner.