LumberJocks

Leadlight pattern box

  • Advertise with us
Project by ellgee posted 01-31-2017 12:21 PM 322 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s an epidemic ! Leadlights & their ideas being used all over LJs.
Not exactly a pattern, the inspiration was photo 2.
Probably used copper for the 3rd foreground because it was orange
in the photo. Foregrounds 1 & 2 are brass-color: the smooth one
cut from a biscuit tin, and the textured one is butter packaging.

Used straight-grain veneer for the verticals, curly for the top/bottom,
similar (i thought ! ) to the photo.

As we all know, there has to be backing-veneer, so I “practiced”
alternate-diagonals that I’d been meaning to try out.
Don’t look too close! it didnt come out precisely centered with the top.

Box body is American walnut. About 24×20 cm.





3 comments so far

View david38's profile

david38

3518 posts in 2008 days


#1 posted 01-31-2017 05:18 PM

nice box

View NormG's profile

NormG

5762 posts in 2668 days


#2 posted 02-02-2017 02:34 AM

Looks great

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

View Quietflyer's profile

Quietflyer

41 posts in 1951 days


#3 posted 02-02-2017 10:49 PM

Your work is really outside the box (no pun intended), and it turns out Beautifully!

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