This box began as merely an exercise in practising dovetails. I had no idea of my first efforts at dovetailing would be good enough for this project to be anything other than scrap. Now I’m not saying that my maiden dovetails are perfect, or even that they are good. All I know is that they are not bad, and so I thought that they would be good enough for something.
Then, it came to me. I have a number of small tools that I use for marking out – dividers, compasses, square, knife, and my dovetail template among them. This box would be perfect to store them in. It could sit on my bench, keeping dust and moisture off these tools until they are needed. Continue reading “Lid inlay – Dovetail box #3”