|Project by Grumpy||posted 07-12-2011 03:36 AM||2380 views||2 times favorited||11 comments|
There are advantages for doing this.
- Plastic is easy to clean & has a polished smooth surface
- Plastic is moisture resistant so you could even put liquids, ladies face creams etc inside without damaging the wood
- A distinct advantage is the screw top lid fitted inside your box lid allows for a perfect seal *If your lid & the bottom have matching grain you can glue the parts inside the box so that the grain matches up every time you screw the lid shut
This is a gift for my mate’s 70th birthday, the penny is his birth year & the wood comes from the bakery where his father worked in his home town.
The wood is silky oak finished with several coats of wipe on poly, sanded with 000 steel wool & buffed between each coat.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python