PurpleHeart Keepsake Box part II


This is the second video of the building of a PurpleHeart Keepsake Box for a friend. There is a tiger Maple panel going in the lid.

Here I show the cutting of a raised panel door for the lid, but with the rails and stiles being mitered instead of using a coping cut. This is a more symmetrical look and will look nicer on the box. I cut the miter joints on an Incra Miter 5000 sled.

I also show the cutting of the through dovetail joints. I am using a Porter Cable dovetail jig and a 7 degree dovetail bit. I also chose to have the tails on the front of the box for maximum appeal and to highlight the joinery.

Next video will be up in a day or so.

Thanks for watching.

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