Fancy Boxes #3 & #4

  • Advertise with us
Project by Paul posted 05-16-2015 01:30 AM 1325 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hadn’t posted here in quite a while. I took a veneering/marquetry class a few years ago, I thought I would post this since I finally put the learning to use. I run in a circle of folks that collect old antique fishing tackle (that I can’t afford) and sometimes they like to put their favorite treasured plugs/tackle in a nice home.

Dovetailed black walnut and maple/curly maple boxes with veneered tops of various domestic and exotic wood species. Trays of hard maple with matching self-created hand-cut banding. Brass hardware and leather handle. Three coats of Danish Oil and then, wax.

-- Paul, Kentucky

3 comments so far

View SteveMI's profile


1141 posts in 3774 days

#1 posted 05-16-2015 01:54 AM

I don’t fish, but I would like one. It does have a retro look to it. Where did you get the leather handle?

View Paul's profile


660 posts in 4572 days

#2 posted 05-16-2015 02:56 AM

Steve, I had quite a long Internet hunt. Finally put together the leather new “old stock” handles from us company with brass hardware from Canada. Away from home but can message the specifics in a few days if you like. There’s a decent looking one from rockler , but I like these better and came in at about 60% of the rockler

-- Paul, Kentucky

View helluvawreck's profile


32086 posts in 3346 days

#3 posted 05-16-2015 03:54 PM

These are all beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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