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Step 5: Simple Plywood Box...

Router table. Set up router table with a flush trim router bit. With the box upside down, run the box around the bit. This will make the oversize top flush the sides of the box. 

there you have it a simple plywood box. 

<p>To make a box with a lid, just add the top same as you did the bottom (but use at least 1/4&quot; plywood, not 1/8&quot; which is not strong enough to support the weight if the box is holding over a pound or two when loaded). Once the glue is all dry, you can cut the top off the box using the table saw. Hinges and handles are then easily attached for a very handy box. I made several of them over the years to hold my hand-held power tools. Most of them are made entirely of 1/4&quot; plywood with triangular pieces glued on the inside corners to add strength.</p>
These are nice boxes. There are simpler ways to make them. To begin with any time I need to make something from plywood, I go to Craftwood Lumber in my town. They do all the cutting per specs I give them. And they sell half and quarter sheets. <br>So someone with few tools need not be discouraged. Simple can be yet simpler and be more accessible.
cool box! what time of plywood is that and how did you paint it. i like that color
Baltic Birch plywood, with no finish on it.
You were right, it is simple....but also elegant in it's simplicity. <br> <br>Nice Work

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