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Lacewood and Catalpa Wing Box

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Project by Dkol posted 477 days ago 1229 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Catalpa body, Lacewood lid, with Walnut Crotch handles.

2.5” x 5” x 9” Finished with Satin Wipe-on Poly with faux suede lining.

Had some Catalpa left over from a recipe box and slapped together the box thinking I would put a lift lid on it, nothing too exciting. I was revisiting some of my LumberJocks favorites and saw Andy's wing box and thought this might be a better way to go. His tutorial explains the process much better than I can. Thanks Andy.

One problem with adapting an existing box is that I had to make the dados for the divider by hand using a chisel. Much better to do this before the box is assembled.

Dan





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 477 days ago

great looking box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 477 days ago

Really nicely done

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 476 days ago

Nice job. Love the catalpa and I’m craving some lacewood!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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SPalm

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#4 posted 476 days ago

I like that.
Good looking box.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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YoungWilly

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#5 posted 476 days ago

I love it, the design is simple yet quite uncommon and very pleasing. Good job!

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 475 days ago

Like it. Looks fantastic, gorgeous woods used and finish. Great job!

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Andy

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#7 posted 472 days ago

Very nice indeed. This has a classy look to it, your combinations work well and your skills are on target.
Well done Dan.

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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