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John W. Nixon from Eagle Lake Woodworking demonstrates how to build an Arched-Top keepsake made from Cocobolo. This unique arched-top keepsake box is an eye catching item with a unique feature on the inside - a place to frame a picture. The process for making a dovetailed box is detailed in this video, as well as, the procedure for shaping the arched lid.
This 15 minute video covers:
- Resawing / Bookmatching.
- Making a dovetailed box.
- Shaping the arched top on the router table.
- Installing a lid support hinge.
- Tung oil finish.
- Procedure for gluing cocobolo.