|Project by BarbS||posted 11-05-2013 06:09 AM||6293 views||7 times favorited||25 comments|
I saw a version of these little turned boxes on FB and asked the maker if I could use the design. He pointed me to a master turner from Israel, one Eli Avisera, who willingly shared his design, which I thought was terrific. I altered it a little, since he made his with the long top handle used as a finial. I wanted the ‘idea’ of the top hidden, to be a surprise to the viewer picking it up, so I added a bit of a nubbin to the turning point of the top, inverted it, and hid the handle inside the box. The added nubbin gives the box top a small handle to grip, and I love the name ‘Box Tops,’ for this project. All silver maple, about 2-1/2” d. and 3” tall.