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A "Tanner Trinket Box" in Redwood.

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Project by TannerTurnings posted 08-09-2014 08:59 AM 918 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my “Signature Pieces”, the “Tanner” (the Sixpence coin from our pre-decimal money here in UK) Trinket Box. The wood was in a bundle I got from a friend who “rescued” it from the firewood pile. It was previously used as a bearer for a shipment of wood. Luckily I still have about another 8 feet of this (2 3/4 inch square section) to work with.

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!





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#1 posted 08-17-2014 02:12 AM

Very nice design and finish!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 08-17-2014 10:36 AM

Thank You Jim! The idea of these boxes came purely by accident as I was making a lidded box some months back & found there to be pome “punky” wood on the centre of the lid section. I tried hardening it up with CA, but it didn’t work. The box itself was fine with some nice grain pattern, so I wanted to save it some how. The answer….insert the “Tanner”. The very base of the design I guess comes from a turned box my Great Uncle had when I was a kid. I always liked it and guess it stuck in my mind all these years. The finish on this box is 2 coats Cellulose sanding sealer & 2 coats of Woodwax 22.

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!

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