Thursday, May 5, 2011

Lil' Boxes for a Jewelry Box with the JMPv2 - Box Joinery

This is part 3 of 4 chronicling making two small tray boxes for the inside of a jewelry box I made for Mother's Day.

Part one was a good introduction to the JMPv2.  Part two a good introduction to the HP6v2 plane.  In this part, we'll use the JMPv2 to make the small boxes.  One has trivial mitered corners, the other has mitered-shoulder through-dovetails.  These are cut mostly on the JMPv2 with some hand-saw work with the dozuki.  Have I mentioned that dovetailing softwood is, uhm, annoying?

Part 4 will wrap it up with some gilding, finish, and lining.