Sewing Tool Box and Pin Cushion

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Project by Blake posted 10-19-2007 08:22 PM 1919 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box was a commissioned piece for a friend at work who needed something to put her sewing cutters and scissors in. I surprised her with the pin cushion which I made from a scrap. It is made with Lacewood and Purple heart splines to reinforce the joints.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#1 posted 10-19-2007 08:37 PM

Outstanding box. The splines are a real nice accent.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 10-19-2007 11:53 PM

My wife the textile queen needs one of these. Nice work, and really dandy-looking piece of Lacewood you used. I have never seen vertical splines like that, which are a very nice touch. What sort of finish did you use?

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#3 posted 10-20-2007 12:15 AM

Just a wipe with Danish Oil.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#4 posted 10-20-2007 01:29 AM

Very nice indeed! I’m a big fan of using splines!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California -

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#5 posted 10-20-2007 02:40 AM

I really like your design and execution. I think I’m going to have to make a couple of these.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 10-20-2007 02:50 AM

Beautiful work! I love the color contrast between the wood and the blue cloth. It looks very rich.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#7 posted 10-20-2007 07:13 AM

Just a great piece of woodworking.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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