more boxes #4: Another Box

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Blog entry by Chris Cook posted 04-15-2012 08:16 PM 1403 reads 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is another box I just complete. More experimentation with wood inlays and the sort.

I thought I’d also share what I use to plan out my woodworking. While I have used Sketchup for rough outs and such, for 15+ years I have used a program called Lightwave 3D for technical modeling/animation. While Lightwave is a little more detailed in a different direction than Sketchup, it does an awesome job of rendering.

Here is the same box as I planned it out, rendered in Lightwave.

-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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#1 posted 04-16-2012 12:52 AM

Beautiful box. What are the woods you used?

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#2 posted 04-16-2012 12:56 AM

Great looking box and well done also.


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#3 posted 04-17-2012 01:07 AM


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#4 posted 04-17-2012 01:24 AM

thanks for the comments. The box is made with padauk and black walnut burl with an inlay stripe of cherry.

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