LumberJocks

Vee

  • Advertise with us
Project by BritBoxmaker posted 09-02-2010 07:11 PM 3554 views 26 times favorited 41 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Vee is the natural progression from Zee using the Ezee mitre technique.

In this design I use sloped lines at 45° to the vertical/horizontal.

The box is 93×93 x 58 mm in size (6mm thick walls) and is made of Wenge, Lacewood and Ebony.
The finish is wax over sanding sealer. This is my first time with Wenge. It’s a b* to cross-cut. Never again.

The last two pictures shows the board it was made from, the outline and the made up board prior to machining.

Please excuse the variation of quality of the pictures as I could not find my camera lights and had to rely on shop lighting and flash for illumination.

For the construction method follow the blog link on the Zee project page.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com





41 comments so far

View Kent Shepherd's profile

Kent Shepherd

2714 posts in 2680 days


#1 posted 09-02-2010 07:16 PM

Martyn, Your work is always incredible

Thanks for sharing another winner.

-- http://shepherdtoolandsupply.com/

View fernandoindia's profile

fernandoindia

1081 posts in 2337 days


#2 posted 09-02-2010 07:25 PM

No nails !! OMG OMG,

I thought your mind was on holidays Martyn !! never sleeps

Great design . I am still practicing Ezee miters in paper

-- Back home. Fernando

View Bearpie's profile

Bearpie

2601 posts in 2412 days


#3 posted 09-02-2010 07:26 PM

This box is striking, good job as always and what a piece of eye candy!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

View childress's profile

childress

841 posts in 2936 days


#4 posted 09-02-2010 07:26 PM

That is COOL. Thanks for posting.

-- Childress Woodworks

View SPalm's profile

SPalm

5247 posts in 3276 days


#5 posted 09-02-2010 07:34 PM

Sweet. That is so awesome.
Very nice planning and saw work.

I can’t say enough,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

View Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)'s profile

Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

8949 posts in 2314 days


#6 posted 09-02-2010 07:35 PM

How strikingly beautiful, Martyn! All I can say is – wow! Everything about it is just so pleasing. I love how you keep doing things that are so different, yet all so stunning.

It is truly a treat to see!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

View Flemming's profile

Flemming

417 posts in 2290 days


#7 posted 09-02-2010 07:41 PM

as always martyn, it’s a pleasure to see your posts :)

another fantastic success! keep them coming!

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

View michelletwo's profile

michelletwo

2571 posts in 2409 days


#8 posted 09-02-2010 07:42 PM

I’m glad you chose boxmaking & not turning. I’ll have to hang up my spurs if you change professions!!! :-0 :-)

View patron's profile

patron

13522 posts in 2735 days


#9 posted 09-02-2010 07:44 PM

well that’s it for me .

i will find something else to do now .

i will go back to building outhouses

no sense in always being last
in these box races

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

View mafe's profile

mafe

11022 posts in 2483 days


#10 posted 09-02-2010 07:44 PM

Beautiful Martyn – yea even the box are beautiful!
I like the asymetric curves that comes, a lot.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

View Jonathan's profile

Jonathan

2608 posts in 2444 days


#11 posted 09-02-2010 07:50 PM

Martyn,

How do you do it? It’s both enjoyable and educational to watch your designs evolve and morph from one to the next.

Saying this is another fantastic piece doesn’t quite do it justice!

This is another shining link in your chain of projects.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

View Edward83's profile

Edward83

161 posts in 2291 days


#12 posted 09-02-2010 07:54 PM

Another fantastic piece

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

View NewPickeringWdWrkr's profile

NewPickeringWdWrkr

338 posts in 2407 days


#13 posted 09-02-2010 07:59 PM

Voice of the master! (I’m listening :-)

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs http://anterosurbanwooddesigns.com

View BritBoxmaker's profile

BritBoxmaker

4607 posts in 2430 days


#14 posted 09-02-2010 08:26 PM

Michelle – you have nothing to fear from me.

David - you have nothing to fear from me. Your box and furniture work shows your natural talents. You’ve taught me a thing or two as well. Anyway its not a race, you know that.

Johnathan – I don’t know. If I did I’d write a book about it and make some serious money.

Thank you all for the feedback, I appreciate it and the time you take to comment.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

View grizzman's profile

grizzman

7770 posts in 2697 days


#15 posted 09-02-2010 08:27 PM

wel another round goes to martyn…and were all down for the count…....great box there…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

showing 1 through 15 of 41 comments

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