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Project by Harmony posted 497 days ago 1030 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This type of box is made by boiling the wood sides, then bending on a form.

It is held together with wooden pegs and reed lacing.

Latching posts on ends hold lid on.

Dave

-- Dave, North woods, http://www.harmonycraft.etsy.com





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michelletwo

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#1 posted 497 days ago

I usuually see these with dragon heads on the ends..this is a nice rendition too. thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 496 days ago

Would love to have the pattern

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Harmony

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#3 posted 496 days ago

I make these with dragons too. The next box I post will have a dragons head on it.

There really are no patterns for this type of box. You have to get the side bending down, learn to lace and fit and secure a bottom. The latching posts and lids are were we get to get creative.

Dave

-- Dave, North woods, http://www.harmonycraft.etsy.com

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Elksniffer

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#4 posted 495 days ago

Beautiful boxes Dave. Simply elegant. I would like to try making one and wondering if you would share some your techniques.
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Jeff

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Harmony

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#5 posted 495 days ago

Jeff,

I did a tutorial on the site below. Take a look, ask if you have any questions.

http://www.scrollsawer.com/forum/bowls-boxes-compound-and-other-3-d-projects/44268.htm

Dave

-- Dave, North woods, http://www.harmonycraft.etsy.com

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Harmony

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#6 posted 491 days ago

Shipped this box off yesterday, will be a wedding present for a June Norwegian bride.

Dave

-- Dave, North woods, http://www.harmonycraft.etsy.com

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