|Project by Bagtown||posted 09-17-2012 02:26 AM||1345 views||1 time favorited||13 comments|
So I finished this pine box.
It measures about 4.5” H x 5.5” Deep x 12” long.
I tried to match the grain going around the box and it worked well.
I looked through the lumber pile to find that flat sawn piece on the top as I wanted it for this purpose.
The other big thing for me is the dovetails on here. I went through a lot of scrap pine before I finally figured out how they work for me. Tails first. :)
Sides are 1\2” thick and the top and bottom are about 5\8” thick.
The plan is to put candles (tapers) in the box for a wedding gift to a young couple.
Finish was difficult a few weeks ago because of the humidity, which is why it’s late for the wedding.
Finish is oil based poly which I wasn’t thrilled about but I want it to mellow with age and the oil based will work better than water based for that.
Thanks for looking.
PS the last shot is of my shop helper.
-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta