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Easy-to-make Turned Box with Plug Lid
By Ian Salisbury

For: Beginner Turners

Introduction

The aim of designing and making this box was to have a plug lid that would fit even if the wood expanded or contracted with changes in temperature or humidity. So often the conventional type of box lid sticks or get floppy as the ambient conditions change. The novel feature is the indigenous way of making the lid--from the wood inside the box blank, inverted to form the lid.

 

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The project above was published in the March 2016 edition of the magazine. You may purchase the entire magazine edition by clicking on the "Purchase this edition" tab below. Here is a partial list of this edition's contents:

Segmented Pencil Holder
by Al Miotke

The Pen Turner's Corner: Spheres Anyone? (Continued from Last Month)
by Don Ward

Making Threaded Wood Chucks
by Andy Kuby

Upwards Turning Grinding for Sharpening
by Paul Rohrbacher

Dust Management
by Bill Rosener

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The New Nova Infinity Chuck with Quick Change Jaws

by: Teknatool