|Project by dclark1943||posted 05-03-2014 12:19 PM||2353 views||11 times favorited||16 comments|
Good Morning Lumberjocks ! It’s been a while since I posted – spring brings yard work : ) However, I recently finished my first attempt at making a curved top box. The box is made of baltic birch veneered with Walnut burl and maple edging. The top started by making a curved form comprised of a concave top piece and a convex bottom piece made of 1” MDF. These were used to glue two pieces of 3/32” flex ply to make the top, this was then sandwiched between the walnut veneer on top and a piece of cherry veneer on the bottom. I used a mini piano hinge w/ built in stops, and made the cover lift from wenge. The interior is veneered with flame maple and features a maple tray. The lining is “dusky blue” butter suede. The finish is multiple coats of lacquer rubbed out and waxed. It was a fun project and I plan on doing more; as I really like the dome top.
-- Dave, Kansas City