LumberJocks

Dutch Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by PaulDoug posted 12-26-2017 11:46 PM 855 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Dutch Box
Dutch Box No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

Pretty sure this is the last project I will finish this year. This is called “The Dutch Box”, the pattern is from “Finescrollsaw.com”. I reduced the pattern down to 85% of the original so it is about 14” l x 5”h x 4”w. I also planed the wood down to 3/16” thick. I cut it out of Cherry and lined it with Mahogany veneer. I stained the veneer that shows from the outside with a red Mahogany stain to give it more contrast. It took about 3 days to cut. I didn’t stack cut, not sure why, I could have stacked the ends and the sides. Finished with three coats of spray shellac sanded then topped with 3 coats of Deft Semi-gloss.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk





12 comments so far

View crowie's profile

crowie

2476 posts in 1980 days


#1 posted 12-27-2017 12:20 AM

Absolutely stunning Paul….

Love the fine detailing, gorgeous sir…

Any more photos of just top and front please…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

View ralbuck's profile

ralbuck

4593 posts in 2295 days


#2 posted 12-27-2017 12:27 AM

AS a scrollsaw addict: ++++W O W!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

View stefang's profile

stefang

15881 posts in 3363 days


#3 posted 12-27-2017 12:39 AM

VERY nice work Paul. I like seeing the scroll sawed pattern backed with solid wood, it really looks great with this design.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Dave Polaschek's profile

Dave Polaschek

2220 posts in 611 days


#4 posted 12-27-2017 01:13 AM

Amazing work, Paul. Stunning detail.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

12445 posts in 2897 days


#5 posted 12-27-2017 07:36 AM

This is realy something extraordinary- great scrollsaw work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View AJ1104's profile

AJ1104

502 posts in 1688 days


#6 posted 12-27-2017 12:59 PM

Gorgeous heirloom! Your scroll saw work is excellent. I love the dimension it adds to the piece.

-- AJ

View MontanaBob's profile

MontanaBob

831 posts in 2713 days


#7 posted 12-27-2017 03:29 PM

Outstanding…

View bushmaster's profile

bushmaster

3102 posts in 2312 days


#8 posted 12-27-2017 03:51 PM

Last project of the year, I guess so, time would be running out just thinking of it. One of the most beautiful scroll saw projects I have ever seen.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

View GR8HUNTER's profile

GR8HUNTER

4007 posts in 742 days


#9 posted 12-27-2017 04:13 PM

Paul …. you have made a beautiful Dutch Box ….GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

View helluvawreck's profile (online now)

helluvawreck

31432 posts in 2896 days


#10 posted 12-27-2017 08:24 PM

This project turned out beautifully and I love the pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

3191 posts in 3050 days


#11 posted 12-27-2017 09:34 PM

Great work on the Scrolling. Love the backing as well

-- Larry in Hawaii,

View Tillir's profile

Tillir

16 posts in 126 days


#12 posted 02-26-2018 08:26 PM

Excellent work. I enjoy making boxes, but they are simple. The fact that they are useful as well as decorative just make sense. Thanks for sharing.

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