|Project by Durnik150||posted 05-24-2009 08:44 AM||1703 views||1 time favorited||8 comments|
A while back I posted a laminated band saw box called Inversion. I mentioned that it was one of two and that the other box was called Diversion. Well, here’s the Diversion.
I actually designed this one and then inverted the design to make the Inversion box. For some reason I made Inversion first. This is called Diversion because I was in a hotel room in Kansas City and happened to have my drawing materials with me. It diverted me from wandering around KC at night.
Both of these boxes are laminated blocks of a variety of woods. This one is Black Walnut (with a cool missing knot on the side), Canary wood, Padauk, 2 layers of Purpleheart, and a thin layer of Maple on the outside. I was walking through Lowe’s one day and saw three pieces of 3/8” maple with all sorts of black and grey shading. They also had wonderful chatoyancy that I knew was going to jump out when finished. That ripple is wonderful when you see it dance under the first layer of finish! I grabbed them up and have used 2 of the 3 on these two boxes.
The drawers are flocked with wine colored fibers and the box is finished with 3 coats of thinned poly. The pulls are scalloped and brushed pewter. It is 11” wide, 5 1/2” tall, and 5 1/2” deep. It is somewhat more squat than its predecessor.
Pictures 5 and 6 show both boxes.
-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO