Two additional coats of tung oil, a few hinges and a latch,
and I have a finished wooden box.
The whole purpose of the box was to have a place to both store and use my dice for the twice-monthly session of D&D.
There was always the risk of a die rolling off the table and bouncing arond the floor,
only to end up under the couch.
I have a place to safely roll my dice.
I think making an enclosed box and then cutting it open is the better way to go.
The top and bottom of my box don't quite line up and I think it's due to making each half separately.
while I would like for the sides to be thinner,
I doubt I could make it any thinner and still use the hinges and latch.
As it was,
even with the smallest screws I could find (3/8″),
you can still just feel the screws just coming through the wood underneath the felt.
I also think I would have preferred to use miter joints rather than butt joints.
Perhaps next time.
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