Nothing fancy. Just small wooden boxes, with lids. No dovetails, nor fancy joints, just nice wooden boxes, with lids. I've got a lot of small pieces of highly figured domestic and exotic woods, so I want to use that wood for the lids.
Kinda like what you'd see here:
I have no idea where to start. I've got a full line of shop equipment, and I'm getting a router and table this weekend. These can't be that hard.
I don't really want the lid to hinge. I'd like it to fit on the top snug.
I have no idea where to start. How to round the corners (sand?). For the fancy lid, do I just glue my fancy wood onto another piece, and then route around the edge?
There must be a basic book out there on simple box making...but I'll bet they all deal with fancy box making...meaning more involved joints.
Here's another style I like: