|Project by GaryK||posted 05-01-2008 06:19 AM||6543 views||33 times favorited||72 comments|
I have a little collection of different types of wood that I have been collecting on and off over the years.
Well, I had some ideas for a new design on a box so I figured that I would test it out by making a box
to store my wood samples.
What you see is Peruvian walnut for the sides with maple accents. The top is the same surrounding a great
book matched piece of canarywood I picked up the last time I was in California. The grid on the inside is
If anyone is interested I will do a blog on how I constructed the box. The maple accents on the side
has a very interesting technique of construction.
You can’t read all the different types of wood, so here is a list of what I have so far. Any contributions would gladly be accepted and appreciated. Each piece is 1/4” thick, 2” wide by 4” long.
S. American Boxwood
Southern White Oak
Pacific Coast Birch
So. Yellow Pine
Northern Red Oak
Pacific Coast Alder
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX