LumberJocks

Hardwood Box with Curves

  • Advertise with us
Project by FloridaArt posted 03-26-2016 01:23 PM 774 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

March 2016—I’ve made lots of boxes on the band saw with a curved top. But it only occurred to me now to try also curving two sides. So here is the result. Maybe I could curve all four sides next time! :-)

Wood is assorted hardwood scraps, glued up. Some pretty woods in here.

I attended the annual Tampa Woodworking Show. An incredible show as always. At one of the Fine Woodworking clinics, finishing was discussed and a product called “Waterlox” was discussed. This is an oil-base product that may be rubbed on to finish a project. This box uses the Waterlox free sample provided at the show. I like the subtle sheen it gives off. I will definitely be buying some Waterlox!

Dimensions: 5×4.25×3.25 inches.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





10 comments so far

View david38's profile

david38

3518 posts in 2182 days


#1 posted 03-26-2016 02:00 PM

very nice

View hunter71's profile

hunter71

3041 posts in 3025 days


#2 posted 03-26-2016 02:58 PM

Neat looking design Art.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

29192 posts in 2705 days


#3 posted 03-26-2016 08:06 PM

That turned out nicely, Art.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

3103 posts in 2859 days


#4 posted 03-26-2016 08:50 PM

Oh I like that Art…what are your steps of making one of those shaped like that.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

View leafherder's profile

leafherder

1285 posts in 1790 days


#5 posted 03-26-2016 10:22 PM

Very interesting shape: rustic, organic, and geometric at the same time. I second Hawaiilad’s question – can you tell us more about your process? Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

View Roger's profile

Roger

20874 posts in 2642 days


#6 posted 03-27-2016 01:10 AM

That is very art-tis-tic, Art.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

View  woodshaver Tony C   's profile (online now)

woodshaver Tony C

5550 posts in 3191 days


#7 posted 03-27-2016 10:53 AM

I like the shape you chose Art. Reminds me of a treasure chest. Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

View ratchet's profile

ratchet

1389 posts in 3625 days


#8 posted 03-29-2016 01:06 PM

Very,very, nice Art. You are a master!

View Josh's profile

Josh

1226 posts in 2408 days


#9 posted 03-29-2016 01:49 PM

I like the colors and woods. Cool! How are my Pirates doing down there??

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

11223 posts in 2706 days


#10 posted 03-29-2016 06:28 PM

Pretty unusual design but I like the variety of woods.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com