|Project by SteveTaylor||posted 05-14-2012 07:25 AM||1318 views||0 times favorited||9 comments|
This was made for a co-worker who’s daughter died at age 10. Its walnut and zebrawood with a curly maple inlaid top, and a walnut diamond inlaid into the inlay. The finish is danigh oil and brushed lacquer.
Icarved the cross out of walnut and carved out a matching recess for it to fit into. The underside of the lid is routed out in the form of a sunrise, and gold and silver leaf applied.
This was my second attempt at making a box. Perhaps going for compound miters was a bit overly ambitious, as there were several “desiogn changes” along the way, but Ilearned as much from my mistakes and from my successes.
-- "I learn more from my mistakes than my successes....so I learn quite often."