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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Variation on a theme

As usual, I try to work with a project until I've run out of ideas.  This box of bubinga, maple and black veneer, is not quite finished--I haven't yet decided on a handle, and I'm taking my time with it.

This is now my fourth hinge lid box, and I must say that there is definitely a learning curve. Sanding the hinges is a bit out of my comfort zone, but I am definitely getting better. I'm also finding that I'm exerting more pressure with my right hand than my left hand, and I'm trying to be aware of it so I can feed the wood more evenly.

Still have the vase I'm trying to update waiting patiently, but at least I'm not bored!




4 comments:

  1. Looks like another winner. Definitely like the contrasts - timber colour and straight v curved lines.

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  2. Thanks! It was also a good way to use some bubinga that I've been saving for a special use. I find it hard to part with my more expensive wood, which is just plain dumb!

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    1. Know what you mean about the 'special woods'. I'm running out of storage space for my stash. Clearly its time I got going and made some boxes!

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