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#1 posted 03-08-2011 04:14 AM
Looking good so far. Does this get a top? What kind of bottom did you use?
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#2 posted 03-08-2011 05:24 AM
Nice and tight.The rustic nails bring it together.
I’ve seen this joint used on the surround of a hibachi.
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#3 posted 03-08-2011 09:15 AM
That’s an excellent box. After wire brushing how do you clean it?
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#4 posted 03-08-2011 11:14 AM
After scrubbing and etching the burnt box with wire brushes, I clean them with a stiff natural bristle brush. I wipe it down with a cloth dampened with a little water.
These boxes are often used at a festival called Setsubun, to hold beans for throwing.
I make these for Zen altar pieces to hold gifts and prayers.
鬼は外! 福は内! Oni wa soto! Fuku wa uchi!
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#5 posted 03-08-2011 02:43 PM
The scorched and scrubbed look is very nice, I like how organic it is. I think I will try that on some river driftwood I want to tone. If it works, it will be in keeping with the natural look I want for a project.
I agree that the hand wrought nails are a perfect compliment.
-- - Cindy, texture freak -
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