LumberJocks

Rocky Textured Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by Roger Gaborski posted 02-10-2014 09:39 PM 957 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is another box in my textured object series. The box has less texture than my previously posted textured plywood box. For this box, I created small, irregularly shaped blocks on a disc sander to represent rocks. The top of the box was constructed by gluing together the individual blocks. On the sides of the box, I cut grooves with a router and then inlayed the blocks. I left some of the tool marks on the blocks to create a finer texture.
The box is approximately 4 1/2” x 4 1/2” x 5 1/2” and is made of cherry. The ‘rocks’ are cherry and maple (end grain).

-Roger

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.gaborski.com





9 comments so far

View kiefer's profile

kiefer

3076 posts in 1322 days


#1 posted 02-11-2014 12:43 AM

A neat looking box with a interesting texture design approach Roger.
Keep playing with texture its fun and I have done a few experiment boxes and enjoy textures a lot .

-- Kiefer 松

View steve_in_ohio's profile

steve_in_ohio

1090 posts in 266 days


#2 posted 02-11-2014 12:50 AM

very interesting piece, love the rocky look of it, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

14197 posts in 993 days


#3 posted 02-11-2014 12:55 AM

I like it when people try to be different. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View Texcaster's profile

Texcaster

669 posts in 329 days


#4 posted 02-11-2014 02:14 AM

Delightful box Roger!

-- Bill....... I listen very closely to the timber and then impose my will.

View Rick's profile

Rick

6454 posts in 1688 days


#5 posted 02-11-2014 05:30 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

View Muriel's profile

Muriel

69 posts in 1348 days


#6 posted 02-11-2014 08:20 AM

Fabulous box, very original idea.

-- Muriel, Belgium

View Randy_ATX's profile

Randy_ATX

676 posts in 1097 days


#7 posted 02-11-2014 01:21 PM

I like seeing these unique ideas. Nice work.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

3419 posts in 1523 days


#8 posted 02-12-2014 06:45 AM

Outstanding, very inovative!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11236 posts in 831 days


#9 posted 02-14-2014 05:50 PM

Awesome box! Like the cool design and textures, pleasant wood colors. Beautiful work!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase