To make a box 6

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I turn the bar in the middle of the handle on my metal working lathe.

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Cutting to length with a hand saw.

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The bar is put back in the chuck to form a shoulder.

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The parts for the handles are sanded and any sharp edges removed.

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This is what a handle looks like prior to fixing to the box.

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I made a jig to drill the holes in the drawer fronts to accept the handles.

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A similar jig is made to drill the holes for the single handle in the middle of the top.

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The final process is finishing. I applied several coats of finishing oil over a number of days. I then gave the box a couple of coats of wax which gives a nice sheen.