|Project by Randy Moseley||posted 01-28-2010 03:31 AM||3161 views||6 times favorited||11 comments|
This blanket box is for a charity silent auction. The box is 3/4” lower quality oak plywood, covered with resawn hickory veneer for the outside. The inside and drawer bottom are unfinished aromatic cedar veneer, which I cut from 1 X 4 X 8 cedar boards. The corner posts and straps are walnut. The straps are bent using laminated thin strips of walnut resawn, glued with plastic resin glue, and put into a mold to dry. The end top pieces are thin walnut to mate with the posts and follow the curve of the top. Handles are cut from 2” thick walnut, as are the drawer knobs, which are turned on the lathe. I cut all the veneers on the table saw/bandsaw, and edge glued. The top is made with 2×6 pine (aka wall studs) cut to shape, then covered with 1/8” plywood, then covered with the hickory veneers. The finish is two coats of sanding sealer and two coats of lacquer, sprayed.
-- Randy, DeKalb, Illinois