|Project by Thewoodman2000||posted 03-03-2014 03:50 AM||598 views||0 times favorited||5 comments|
The heart jewelry box I made for my wife in 1998 our first valentines day after we were married. It started as 1 piece of 8/4 cherry. Cut the shape out, sanded the profile and then cut the lid free. Used a dremel to grind out the inside. The dremel and the scroll saw were the only tools I had at the time. Ooo the humble days of first being married. No room for tools in the one bedroom apartment. As you can see from the top view of the box the lid has warped over the years. My kids say it looks a little beat up but I say its love because it gets used.
The blue potpourri bowl is this years gift. It started as 1 piece of white rock maple 8/4. This is the first piece that I have ever dyed. I have always stained projects but never dyed anything before. I liked the maple I used so I chose to keep the inside natural and just add the dye to the outside. I matched the inside to the outside profile the best that I ever have on this bowl.
Both were finished with rattle can spray.
Thanks for looking.
-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James