size 4 shaker box

By Dennis12 | Created February 24th, 2020 | Published February 24th, 2020 | Updated February 24th, 2020

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These files are to make a size 4 shaker box with help from shaper. Files included for ellipse to make bending and drying form and top and bottom band fingers and holes. Top band .077" x 3/4" x 28" Bottom band .077" x 3 1/16" x27" Shaper can cut the fingers using small 1/16" bit and leave a small radius at sharp angle point that can be cleaned up with sharp utility knife. The edges should be beveled around 7 degrees on fingers only. This bevel can also be done knife

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Size 4 box top band.svg
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Size 4 box shaper template.svg
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Cherry bands: Top band .077" x 3/4" x 28" Bottom band .077" x 3 1/16" x27" Copper tacks square tooth picks for pins Top and bottom 1/4" cherry quarter sawn.
shaper tray for boiling bands for bending hammer anvil
Cut ellipse for bending for. This can be from several 3/4" poplar boards cut with shape and than are glued together for 3" height needed. Cut drying forms by using offset by 1/4" bigger and then sand 10 bevel around edge. Cut bands to size, cut fingers with shaper and small 1/16" bit, clean up sharp corner with knife. Use shaper to cut 1/16" holes for copper tacks. Follow shaker box instructions from online source. All supplies, tools, and materials are available from

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