Palm/Art box #3

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Project by abie posted 722 days ago 1168 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Third is a series of Art/Palm Boxes a la Andy.
Carved with 4 1/2 grinder and Dremel tool. Lots of hand sanding.
handle from reclaimed knife handle of Rosewood.
Side is of Poplar, front and rear Hickory?
Top of laminations of walnut,maple,mahogany and rosewood.
Pins not installed yet so you see Andy’s trick of using roofing nails until finished.
Thanks to all the box carvers who have inspired me..


-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#1 posted 722 days ago

Nice. I need to get my hands on a grinder.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 722 days ago

That is a good looking box. One problem you might have with all the top pieces laminated with the grain orientation in that direction is expansion. Wood expands across the grain and might cause it to bind down the road.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#3 posted 717 days ago

i think the box is really cool, but the nails really dont do it for me, your really nice box here deserves some better hinge pins…just my 2 cents…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 717 days ago

Grizzman: read my remarks pls :
the Brass pins have not been installed yet.
Picts taken some time ago.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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