PROJECT: Laser-engraved Box
Small boxes are fun projects to build and make wonderful gifts. But how do we keep them from being a bit boring? Laser engraving is one option.
Laser Engraved Box Programs
Download the programming we created to make the laser-etched boxes featured in the May/June 2020 issue of Woodworker’s Journal.
VIDEO: Using Laser Systems in a Home Workshop
The Moray – Ready2Laser – Desktop Laser System brings affordability to desktop lasers, boasting the same 20″ x 12″ working envelope of lasers costing far more.
PROJECT: Wireless Speaker
This wireless speaker with custom wood cabinet is sure to please the audiophile on your gift list. It’s also downright fun to make.
PROJECT: Tambour-topped Box
Talk about cool — when you pull the drawer open on this little box, the tambour top rolls back — a definite attention-getter!
Fixing Purpleheart-stained Cherry?
When finishing a box project, the purpleheart stained the cherry and I can’t sand these stains out. What else can I try to remove the stains?
Best Finish for a Spanish Cedar Box?
What finish should I use for a keepsake display box made of Spanish cedar?
Rockler JIG IT® Hinge Mortising System
Cut mortises for quadrant or side-rail hinges into box projects with interchangeable templates.
Making Spline-miter Box Joints
Learn how to use a table saw to cut splines to reinforce the mitered-corner joints on your box projects.
Rabbet and Dado Corner Joints
This joint is fast, easy to make, and takes a beating. It’s the perfect joint for many projects.