Sibling valet boxes from padauk and bloodwood

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Project by DocPremo posted 04-28-2016 01:14 PM 682 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I made these two boxes—one for each of my brothers-in-law, for Christmas. It was kind of a metaphor: two very beautiful people, but cut from the same (genetic) “fabric”. Hinges were made out of brass rod and scrap pieces of bloodwood and padauk. The cloth came from India via JoAnn’s fabrics. I could never understand why someone would make a nice box and then put some “pleather” material on the bottom. I say that fabric on the bottom is another opportunity to integrate the colors.

-- "Nothing retains its own form; but Nature, the great renewer, ever makes up forms from other forms. Be sure there’s nothing perishes in the whole universe; it does but vary and renew its form."

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#1 posted 05-02-2016 08:28 AM

Nice boxes, and welcome to lumberjocks

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