Grape-Cluster Scroll Saw Box

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Project by Hawgnutz posted 2158 days ago 3825 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a box I made for my wife for our anniversary. Her maiden name is Redwine, so she really likes a grapevine motif. I saw this pattern in a book and had to make it for her!

The box is made from poplar, with the box and tops resawn to 1/4.” the grapes are 1/2” wood balls from a craft store that I cut in half using a quick jig and painted using craft paint from Walmart. The leaves and vines are scrap 1/8” molding left over from a project earlier this summer. In fact, I have been so busy making stuff that I have not had the energy to post any projects. It is finished with brushed shellac.

Stand by for more posts soon….
God Bless,

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

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#1 posted 2158 days ago

That’s real cute! I like the grape application on the top. They almost look clear like acrylic. Nice carving on the leaves.

-- Scott - Chico California

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#2 posted 2158 days ago

Very nice!

-- If it ain't country, it ain't music!

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#3 posted 2158 days ago

Thanks, Chico. I almost used acrylic because the closest craft shop was around 100 miles away. This was my first attempt at 3-d scroll sawing.

God Bless,

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

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#4 posted 2158 days ago

Awesome box, great craftsmanship… I really like how the box opens up to the shape of the leaf… cool.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#5 posted 2158 days ago

Great looking box. You did a beautiful job on it. Thanks for posting.

god Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 2157 days ago

That is really cool. I’m putting this in my favorites.

-- Berta in NC

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#7 posted 2138 days ago

I saw that pattern in “the book”. Great job.

-- All the test cuts in the world won't stop you from cutting the outside when you meant to cut the inside. doh!

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