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Turning a simple box from a log

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Take a simple log

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Mark both ends of the log in the centre

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Make an indentation in the centre

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Similarly at the other end

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Choose correct speed setting

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Choose correct tools

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Centre log on Lathe

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Set Tool rest and turn to a cylinder

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Square ends

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Measure chuck

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Mark Ends

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Turn down to fit chuck

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Big enough for 2? Mark and turn down centre

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Place in chuck and mark for lid and base

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Turn lid shape

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Choose Sandpaper

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Not much required

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Sand down

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Remove marks

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Seal lid

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Part off lid

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Remove Lid

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Sand down inner lid and seal

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Turn inside of box

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Measure depth

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Friction Polish or oil wood

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Finish as you like it

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Sand down inner lid and seal

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