Red Oak and Walnut Box w/Leather Hinges

  • Advertise with us
Project by michaelray posted 01-03-2010 04:07 PM 6567 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Something I did playing around one afternoon a while back. Idea was taken directly from one of Doug Stowe’s box making books. I goofed a little and didn’t allow for the thickness of the leather so the lid does not sit as tightly as I would like. The sides are rabbeted and then pinned with bamboo skewers. Finished with Danish Oil if I remember correctly.

I plan to revisit this one sometime in the future because it was a lot of fun to make. I gave it to my oldest son and he loves it anyway. It’s full of trinkets now.

-- [email protected]

3 comments so far

View Monty Queen's profile

Monty Queen

1594 posts in 3761 days

#1 posted 01-03-2010 04:25 PM

Nice looking box.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

View scrappy's profile


3507 posts in 3939 days

#2 posted 01-04-2010 07:22 AM

Nice looking box. I still need to get ahold of Dougs book.

Keep up the great work.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

View a1Jim's profile


117722 posts in 4086 days

#3 posted 01-04-2010 07:23 AM

Unique book.

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