or Join Now!
A small box from Teak and Birch Mazur to hold a hand made fishing reel. The Birch Mazur veneer always reminds me of running water.
-- It always looks better when it's finished!
home | projects | blog
871 posts in 1586 days
Preview this project card
2692 posts in 2350 days
#1 posted 02-08-2012 01:10 PM
Very nice! I got to agree… It does look like running water… Thanks for sharing.
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
1587 posts in 2227 days
#2 posted 02-08-2012 01:45 PM
Lovely little box. Nice design, nice choice of woods, nice detailing, well made. On balance, an all-around winner. I like this box a lot.Roger
-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)
218 posts in 2341 days
#3 posted 02-08-2012 01:46 PM
Can’t go wrong with this one! I love the figure on the lid. Nice job.
-- Bob, Potomac, MD
624 posts in 2667 days
#4 posted 02-08-2012 01:55 PM
Very nice box. Nice veneer. Good job.
21534 posts in 2140 days
#5 posted 02-08-2012 06:03 PM
That’s outstanding work on both the reel and the box.
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
114799 posts in 2851 days
#6 posted 02-08-2012 07:42 PM
Very nice box ,great job.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
#7 posted 02-08-2012 09:02 PM
Many thanks for everyone’s comments. I am tempted to add more projects!
3889 posts in 1682 days
#8 posted 02-08-2012 11:52 PM
Add more !! This is a great box and the reel looks good too.
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
2711 posts in 1580 days
#9 posted 02-09-2012 12:56 AM
Good job, and definatley add more projects. I am fairly new to LJ’s myself and I can tell you it’s very addicting. I should be working on projects now, but I am too busy marveling at all these projects. My wife is already given me that glare, cause she knows I have about 7 or 8 in progress now.
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
4914 posts in 2468 days
#10 posted 02-09-2012 02:05 AM
Beautiful box, but I was admiring the handmade reel….I guess that comes from being a fisherman. It looks like it was turned out of aluminum (?) alloy…anyway, beautiful on both counts…..thanks for posting..
-- " At my age, Happy Hour is a crap and a nap..."
364 posts in 2981 days
#11 posted 02-09-2012 03:29 AM
Great job on both projects your hand work is excellent
307 posts in 2986 days
#12 posted 02-09-2012 04:48 AM
yes, I was more curious about the reel as well. As an avid fly fisherman, do tell!
-- "That which has in itself the greatest use, possesses the greatest beauty." - http://www.willmego.com/
#13 posted 02-09-2012 09:24 AM
The reel is known as a trotting reel! Made from solid aluminium it has a free running ball bearing race that allows the float to pull line off the reel as the current pulls the float and the bait through the water. It is a peculiar English style of river fishing which gives a very natural bait presentation. The original reel cost over £150 quite a few years ago and had been stored in its original rather tatty cardboard box. Hence the request for a more fitting home. Glad it has been of interest.
#14 posted 02-09-2012 06:30 PM
oh, I see, so it allows the line to run with as little drag as possible. A sort of lazy mend. Thanks!
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics