Box on stand

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Project by diggerdelaney posted 05-29-2014 07:53 PM 682 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not posted here for a while but thought I would post this little box.

This box is from Sapele, Ash and Beech and measures 8 1/4” to the top of the finial and is 3 1/4” across.

Turned the main box from ash using my crown revolution tool to hollow. The base and lid are Sapele these where turned with my bowl gouge and finally the finial from beech was rough turned with the roughing gouge and shaped entirely with the 1/2” skew from then on.

All parts were sanded to 600 grit and sander sealer applied then buffed on the chestnut buffing system The brass rods where buffed using a metal buffing system similar to the chest nut one and finally dipped in a sealer and then waxed after fitting hopefully this will help prevent tarnishing.

The lid has a slight lip to help lift it from the main box.

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#1 posted 05-29-2014 08:07 PM

Very graceful and well shaped turning.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 05-29-2014 09:18 PM

Beautifully balanced piece Derek, all the elements work very well together, love the stand :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 05-30-2014 01:24 AM

Beautiful shape. Very nice.

-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief...

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#4 posted 05-30-2014 05:42 AM

Well done

-- Vince

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#5 posted 05-30-2014 03:27 PM

This is a beauty. I like the model. I like the wood combination and I like the gloss.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#6 posted 05-31-2014 11:57 AM

You certainly turn a beautiful shape of timber Derek…..

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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