I’m looking for design feedback on this mock up of my new G&G mailbox. The back and bottom panel are not shown, and please ignore the dimension lines – I threw this together pretty quickly, just to help figure out the joinery. ...
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|commented on||Simple Walnut Bowl||03-23-2015 11:56 AM|
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This project started off with a freshly milled slab of black walnut (Juglans nigra) that was 18/4 thick, 14” wide, and 65” long. It seemed like it would have been lonely in the back of the truck on the way home, so I picked up two of t...
A coat of primer followed by 4 coats of gloss black enamel from a spray can finished the base. The slab has 2 coats of water-borne polyurethane on the bottom side and the top has 6 coats of poly. Apologies for the crappy cell phone pics ...
The base was pretty straight forward: it’s 16” x 16” x 8” and the hole on the inside is 8” x 8” It’s all made from 3/4” MDF. I really hate working with MDF, but the extra weight and the smooth surfac...
The slab was mostly flat to begin with. However, it was fairly close to the center of the tree, and there was a bit of pith that cupped down the middle – about 1/4” high on one side and 1/4” low on the other. A scrub plan like...