Hope Box

Hope box for my fiance for Valentine's day

Hope Box
 
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Anthony Brauer Published on 2/16/2018, viewed by 1416 , 2 Comments

This was my first attempt at mitered corners and it was a success! There's always room for improvement but the fiance was happy

What you will need

1x4 boards

hinges

lock

brad nailer

glue

plywood

How to do this project

1

First I determined the dimensions I wanted to box to measure. I cut four pieces accordingly. Then took my miter saw and mitered the ends of all 4 pieces.

First I determined the dimensions I wanted to box to measure. I cut four pieces accordingly. Then took my miter saw and mitered the ends of all 4 pieces.

2

I then went to my table saw and cut dados on all 4 pieces for the plywood bottom to slide into (like a drawer). I assembled 3 of the 4 sides and slid the the plywood into the slots and secured it with my 4th piece to complete the box.

3

I measured the dimensions of the box and laminated 3 1x4s together to make the lid. Then took my belt sander tonite until there were to highspots.. sealed everything with teak oil, installed the hinges and lock and voila!

I measured the dimensions of the box and laminated 3 1x4s together to make the lid. Then took my belt sander tonite until there were to highspots.. sealed everything with teak oil, installed the hinges and lock and voila!