Category: Boxes

  • Cherry Box Restoration

    Cherry Box Restoration

    An old cherry box, one of many made by my dad, Bill Mahan, back in the day. Still solid, time had taken it’s toll, warping the box and lid so they no longer lined up or closed. After some jointer and table saw work and quite a bit of sanding, the sides of the box […]

  • Diane’s Seed Box

    Diane’s Seed Box

    A gift for our friend, Diane, this seed box incorporated several small-project techniques that are relatively new to the Marietta Wood Works shop. Resawing stock provided 1/2″ and 1/4″ thick components in keeping with the scale of the overall project. Temporary painter’s tape hinges did a good job keeping components aligned during glue up and […]

  • Quick Mitered Box Technique

    Quick Mitered Box Technique

    Linda asked me to make a twelve inch tall riser block, and I happened on this sequence to turn some left over plywood into a twelve inch cube in just a few minutes. With the table saw set to make a 45 degree cut, and the rip fence set for the long edge of the […]