Another tissue box

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Project by Colin posted 09-28-2008 12:46 PM 1279 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I usually do a lot of chip carving on my models, however I had this piece of Spalted Lime (Basswood) where the grain colouring and figure would take too much from the carving. So I decided to make some more tissue boxes using a minimum of carving. I just hate to waste good wood. I think the box looks ok though.

Corner joints are simple rebates with the top simply glued on.

-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 09-28-2008 01:33 PM

Hi Colin;

I sure hope you’re not referring to human models!

The tissue box looks good.


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#2 posted 09-28-2008 03:39 PM

nice job colin

-- A. Molloy

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#3 posted 09-28-2008 08:40 PM

Very beautiful tissue box. Great job.
I like the knotty spots too.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 09-28-2008 09:45 PM

Well done Colin looking good Alistair.

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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