Rough-milled parts for the interior boxes, set aside to dry for a week.
Planing a curve in the top edge of one of the CD dividers.
Chopping out the pins for one of the interior boxes.
Laying using the pins to lay out the tails on the mating piece. The main reason I cut the pins first is to make this step easier and more reliable.
Chopped and pared dovetails, ready for assembly.
Sawing out the dovetails for the outer walnut box.
Chopping the pins for the outer box.
Test-fitting the one set of dovetails...
Test-fitting around two of the completed interior boxes.
All the interior parts, laid out and ready for photography.
Disheveled woodworker, one day after Hurricane Ike, one day before deadine.