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Blog series by Sioranth updated 11-17-2015 03:24 PM 2 parts 1882 reads 3 comments total

Part 1: Cupcake Box

11-10-2015 12:36 AM by Sioranth | 0 comments »

So, I’m having a bit of woodworking ADD lately while trying to work on holiday gifts. I have a million things to do so of course I’m procrastinating. I decided to attempt making my own pattern and went with a simple cupcake box. I’ve seen the ones that are round and look like actual cupcakes, but I wanted mine to be a flat box with a sort of intarsia top. I drew up the pattern in Inkscape and started cutting. The box is being glued at the moment so I’ll cut it tomorrow...

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Part 2: Cupcake Box Prototype Finished

11-17-2015 03:24 PM by Sioranth | 3 comments »

I finished up the cupcake box prototype. I had to make some changes on the fly when I realized my original pattern wasn’t going to work because I forgot to account for some things. Overall though, I’m pretty happy with how it turned out and I plan on using my notes to go back and tweak the pattern until I get something that’s consistent. There are some other things I plan to try on future prototypes as well, like adding a shim or using a thicker wood for the cherry to get mo...

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