Butterknot Box II

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Project by Woodbridge posted 12-11-2013 12:22 AM 1248 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few weeks ago I posted Butterknot Box I. I still had some of the butternut board (with a another knot hole) left over; enough to make a smaller box.

Today I had my lathe set-up to do some turning for a chair project and was able to turn the final and finish this box.

The idea for this box came from a box that I saw posted on the FWW Readers Gallery titled Cave Box.

The box is made from 3/4” butternut with mitred joints and walnut splines. My turning skills are rudimentary, and the slightly chubby finial is also made from walnut. The box is 6” x 6” x 4” high not including the 3” high finial. It is finished with a number of coats of shellac and then waxed.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#1 posted 12-11-2013 12:49 AM

Nice looking box, too bad the mouse ate its way into it. lol

-- Art

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#2 posted 12-11-2013 03:24 AM

I think it looks cool. It’s not a defect, it’s character.

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#3 posted 12-11-2013 04:53 AM

Hi Peter
That is one unique box .
Great artistic thinking making the knot a interesting design detail .

-- Kiefer

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#4 posted 12-11-2013 05:37 AM

looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#5 posted 12-11-2013 03:34 PM

You never fail to think outside the box Peter!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#6 posted 12-11-2013 04:00 PM

Thanks for the comments.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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