|Project by robert triplett||posted 01-26-2012 08:57 AM||1325 views||2 times favorited||10 comments|
I have some California Black Oak that I was given when I bought some Walnut . I was going to make a box, but the wood has issues- cracks, warpage, etc. Hard to dry I guess. I put a frame of Redwood Burl around the oak and used it for a box top. Use the zoom and see if you notice the ‘waves’. The box its self is Redwood. 10”x10”x6” A lot of Watco Danish oil. The soft Redwood soaked it up. The inside has a tray and bottom dividers of Quartersawn Sycamore. This came from Teaberry in Indiana. Great guy to deal with. Also I made a box for my Lonestar quilt pattern top. Aromatic Red Cedar with a tray. No finish on the inside. It is intended as a sewing box. 10.5”x10.5”x6” I cut and mitered the wood for 19 boxes the last few days. I sized wood for the bottoms tonight. Have to build inventory for the summer shows. And I belong to a gallery co-op that will be displaying at a local bank for February. They wanted new items. (I also got my 32nd- second grader this week) Too busy to be bored!
-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!