Shop Skills Making One Box Is Much Different Than Making 100 Boxes In Order For The Process To Be Smooth And Successful A Different Approach Needs To Be Used Jigs Need To Be Used To Their Full Potential And A Careful Long Term Approach Has To Be Taken
Shop skills making one box is much different than making 100 boxes in order for the process to be smooth and successful a different approach needs to be used jigs need to be used to their full potential and a careful long term approach has to be taken is article about Magazine bookmarked by neil with ID 12990572389 was uploaded on 03-04-2019 and has been viewed 231,426 times.
Production for Box Making Photos by Rob Brown Recently I got a job of making 105 pine boxes for a corporate client.I have made many boxes in the past, but generally the work I do is all one-of-a-kind, so this project needed a different approach.
Jigs were employed in many ways, and I also made a number of simple stop blocks, templates and spacers in order to ensure the finished product looked and worked properly, and the batch of boxes went through my shop as efficiently as possible.
The prototypeAfter listening to what the client wanted, I set to work on a prototype.We worked out details like size, function, proportions, hardware and finish.A number of minor, as well as a couple of major, adjustments were made, and then a second prototype was built.
Set up only onceWhile breaking out the wood I made sure I had enough material to finish the job.I didn't want to have to backtrack, and do any set-ups and operations again.This saved me a lot of time, even though I spent a fair bit of time checking my quantities.
Doing more than one set-up would also add the potential for inconsistent dimensions, however slight.Parts...