|Project by NewPickeringWdWrkr||posted 01-05-2011 04:50 AM||1800 views||3 times favorited||12 comments|
Made a Jewelry box for the LOML. Made of Ash and Walnut, I inlaid a Calla Lilly from quartersawn curly maple into the top. It also has a raised panel bottom giving it a floating appearance (pic 3).
This was my first box and my first attempt at inlay
Calla Lilly was chosen because that was what her wedding bouquet was made up of on one of the 2 happiest days of my life. The stem was burned into the walnut.
For the process of making the box, I used the 4 corner match process for both the outside of the box and the removable tray.
Finish is several coats of super blonde shellac rubbed out with brown paper. I had to give it to her on Christmas day prior to finishing. My garage is too cold and had to use my laundry room. No way she wouldn’t have seen it if I tried to finish it before hand :) She loved it and enjoyed seeing the before and after finishing look.
-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs http://anterosurbanwooddesigns.com