|Project by KodaBear||posted 367 days ago||1081 views||3 times favorited||10 comments|
I just finished this Walnut/Quartersawn Oak box as a wedding present for two big time Superman fans.
Their wedding is on Saturday, so I hope neither of them are LJ members for the sake of surprise.
The box measures about 4” tall x 8”wide x 6.5” deep.
I had a heck of a time with the different miter angles. These projects always seem much more simple until you really dig into them. Don’t look too closely at the miters.
Only quick glances are allowed on this one. Neither of the recipients are woodworkers, and no mention of my mistakes will be made to them.
I picked the piece of oak because the flecks look like clouds rolling across the sky. I think the sap wood towards the bottom of the sides give the box a floating feel.
Not pictured are steel butt hinges. A box in the shape of the Superman crest needs a bit of steel.
Finish is Minwax Wipe-On Poly
-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania