|Project by Andy||posted 05-10-2016 01:27 AM||495 views||3 times favorited||5 comments|
This box is made Olivewood. Ive made several of these and the Olivewood boxes and Its a wonderful wood to turn. The lid is not tight at all but just before it is completely seated it snaps down so it will not fall off if the box tips over. This is the type of fit I always aim for but sometimes dont succeed as I am still pretty new at turning.
I turned the bottom of the box a little differently than the usual jam chuck method. I put a rubberband cut from a bicycle intertube around my scroll chuck jaws and just put the jaws right inside of the box and it held it really well. It did leave a small black mark from the rubber but that sanded right off with 400 grit.
The outside box dimentions is about 4” tall with a 3” diameter. I finished this box with a homemade danish oil and I will be putting a coat of paste wax on when it is completely cured.
-- Andy Smith https://www.etsy.com/shop/xrayhardwoods