|Project by Woodenwizard||posted 06-05-2010 03:57 AM||2301 views||1 time favorited||14 comments|
I know you may find this hard to believe but considering many of the projects I have made, I have never made a box. After spending time viewing the incredible boxes here on LJ, I was motivated to give the box thing a try. The birds are one of my very first marquetry attempts. My idea was to make a simple box. This is what I came up with. I learned a great deal by the many mistakes I made but a good step toward future boxes. The box is red oak and walnut with a coat of tung oil and several coats of lacquer. I gave the box to my granddaughter who says it is her “Treasure Nest”.
The sail boat is just a marquetry picture I did to work on improving my marquetry skills.
Advise is welcome. Thanks For looking.
-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)