Music Box

Everyone loves to hear an old-fashioned music box but they are not very common these days. But a wood turned box is a wonderful vessel for a music box mechanism.

The wood turned box can be of almost any shape, type of wood or multiple woods!

Relive the old days and make your own music box! They are also wonderful gifts!

 

Make a Wood Turned Music BoxMake a Wood Turned Music Box
By: Sy Plonsky
In this fun project, Sy shows how to make a box that is designed to hold a music box. He provides a source for the music box including their phone number. He walks you through each step of the process to finalize the box, install the music box, turn the plastic cover and the retaining ring for the top. He backs up his descriptions with nice colored drawings to help you understand the layout and work holding operations!

With Sy's help, this is a doable project and is sure to put a smile on anyone's face!!

 

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