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LIDDEDBOXES Like goblets,lidded boxescan be ntade in ntany shapesand sizes, and with a variety of decorations. The cherrywood box shownon the far right is adornedwith an ebony finial that isjoined to the lid with o sntall rotmd tenon.The box on the near right was turnedfroru walnut.

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MAKING A LIDDED BOX

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t I I theblank 1 Preparing I Mounta blanklonger thanthedesired height of thelidded boxbetween centers andturnit to a cylinder. Thepiecewillbe splitintoblanks fortheboxandlid,asshown above, sothey c a nb et u r n e d i n d i v i d u a l lf y .o uw i l lb eu s i n a g c o l l acr h u c k ( s t e p2 ) t o r e m o u nt ht eb o xa n dl i d b l a n ktso t h el a t h et,u r n t h eb l a n kt o a d i a m e t e o rf 2 %i n c h e sw,i t ha f l a n g oe f a t l e a s t

2 %i n c h e sa t e a c he n d .T h e s ef l a n g e sw i l l f i t t h e c o l l a rc h u c k . N e x t ,u s ea p e n c itl o m a r ka l i n ed i v i d i n g t h e b l a n ki n t oi t s b o x a n dl i d s e g m e n t T s .h e nc u t t h e b l a n ko n t h e l i n ew i t ha p a r t i n g Iool (above). Cut until onlya smallbridgeof woodconnectsthe t w o h a l v e st ,h e nt u r n o f f t h e l a t h e s, a wt h r o u g ht h e b r i d g ea, n d r e m o v teh e t w o b l a n k sf r o mt h e m a c h r n e .

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The art of woodworking wood turning  
The art of woodworking wood turning  
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