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In this video series Rob makes a small display case to house a gift he received from one of our Purple Heart Project scholarship recipients. The case is made from figured Walnut, has a Plexi-Glass top, and a felt-lined Baltic-Birch plywood bottom. The four corners are mitered dovetails, the glass is held in a groove cut in all four pieces, and the bottom sits in a rabbet / rebate. The design can easily be adapted to fit a variety of different shapes and sizes.

  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Number of Episodes: 25
  • Skills taught: Mitered Dovetails; cutting a rabbet/rebate; tightly fitting Plexi-Glass; felt lining.

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4

Episode 5

Episode 6

Episode 7

Episode 8