|Project by Aaron McCain||posted 12-17-2011 01:41 AM||1636 views||11 times favorited||13 comments|
This year my mother-in-law has been a lot of help and we wanted to to something nice for her. We ended up draggin our feet long enough that it has turned into a christmas present. My wife got her some personalized stationary and I used those dimensions to size a box to hold it all. The box has two partitions. The lower part is designed to hold the envelopes while the stationary goes in the upper shelf. I just used a single piece of 1/4 hardboard on two runners to make the partitions.
I had a lot of fun making this. The main carcass is maple and I used wenge for the dark brown highlights. I picked up a scrap of bubinga from the local Rockler store for less than $5 and was able to get all the legs out of a single piece. The legs were a bit of a challenge, but I’m pretty happy with how they came out.
I placed brown felt on the bottom and divider with spray adhesive and finished it wtih Deft spray lacquer. Everything fits just right.
Thanks for looking!