|Project by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)||posted 01-24-2015 04:33 PM||1650 views||4 times favorited||11 comments|
I realized that layered scroll sawn boxes have been around for a while, but I still love them! I haven’t seen many new designs lately and I thought it would be the perfect style to make some pretty Damask styled boxes for the upcoming Valentine’s holiday.
My box is made of hard maple and walnut accents. I made two lid designs to be included with this pattern – one a classic Damask style pattern that could easily be embellished with some pretty crystal rhinestones and the other a monogram with Damask accents, so you can personalize it for the recipient. I included two full alphabets in the pattern so that one can either scroll the letter into the lid directly, as I did in my example, or create a thin overlay letter in a contrasting wood.
The box is finished with several light coats of spray lacquer, which is my favorite finish for hard woods. It give a nice, sheen to it without looking plastic or fake.
The box measures about 5” in diameter and is about 1.5” deep. You can also vary the depth by adding or subtracting rings or using different thicknesses of scrap wood.
The pattern is available on my website in PDF and paper format.
I hope you like it. :)
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"