|Project by llwynog||posted 05-06-2011 12:10 PM||5423 views||9 times favorited||14 comments|
This is one of the first projects I was really proud of.
A box to store and carry around carving gouges. In the end, I don’t really carry around this box but you never know.
It is made from oak (sides) and American black walnut (which is a pretty exotic wood around here). I got the walnut from the father of a friend who works in a biological garden and had to fell the dead tree down.
Dovetails were done with the router, I did not have enough confidence to cut them by hand then.
This box works well, all blades are separated from each other so they don’t bang on one another.
It is just starting to get too small now and I have been forced to select which gouges were deemed worthy enough to sleep in the box at night.
I always mean to mark the end of the gouge handles with the profile of the gouge to locate them easily when they are in the box, but now I am used to it and know by habit where they are.
-- Fabrice - "On est bien bête mais on sent bien quand on se fait mal" - my grandfather