|Project by Viktor||posted 11-11-2010 12:51 PM||3925 views||18 times favorited||32 comments|
Just as you thought that grease boxes were for plaid-clad, pipe-smoking rustic types here is one for turtle-neck and beret-wearing artisans. Featuring an Art Deco grease box with curved dovetails made from scraps of maple, lyptus, and Carpathian elm and laurel burl veneer.
A little history. In the 1920-s no self respecting Parisian woodworker would be seen without an Art Deco grease box like this one… Ok, Ok, I just made it up…
Since I have no use for grease, the box can be utilized to hold napkins, support books, transfer angles and store my diamonds (will hold about 200 carats).
By now you are probably scratching your heads thinking “how on earth did he make those curved dovetails?” Scratch no more and look at exhibit #6: a Lee Valley curved dovetail saw! But don’t you, tool snobs green with envy, run to the nearest fancy tool outlet. This model is a special edition not available in stores! (Note variable size teeth technology).
How is this for a GBOC entry?
Thanks for looking.