|Project by Brett||posted 12-23-2013 11:08 PM||1401 views||4 times favorited||4 comments|
This a playing board for Mancala.
The cups were routed freehand with a box core bit. The legs are sapele turned on the lathe. Finish is boiled linseed oil. I sprayed the inside of the cups with black spray paint to try and give it an aged/patina look (and to hide the burn marks!). The playing pieces are decorative rocks purchased from the craft store.
I whipped this out in about 3 hours total time. I do like the irregular shapes of the cups but I think in the next one, I will make a template to get some straight lines and consistent shapes. I also would like to try hand carving one out of a piece of log for that truly primitive/tribal sort of look.
Thanks for looking!
-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com