Wing Box

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Project by Greg1950 posted 12-17-2017 01:53 AM 885 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another present box. This one is a Wing box as describe by Andy. Again did most of this following his blogs for help.
  • Body- Leopard/Lace wood.
  • Lids- Sycamore “quarter shawn” with Padauk ascents.
  • Handle- Bocote.
  • Hinges- Brass pins.
  • Finish- Two coats of Tung oil under 3 coats of sprayed Lacquer.

Need to work on bending skills. Used some make shift methods to produce some steam. Either need more steam or more patience to put a little bend in the 1/8 Padauk.

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#1 posted 12-17-2017 03:52 PM

great looking box..well done..looks like you have the sculpting down pat!!!!

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#2 posted 12-18-2017 03:23 AM

very nice!

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#3 posted 12-19-2017 05:47 AM

Greg, this box has great details. The sculpted sycamore is really beautifully done. Wonderful skill there. The combination of woods for accents is eye-catching. The wing-lid design provides good, clear access to the interior. Well done. This box has an elegant, classic design. It looks to be museum quality work. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#4 posted 03-16-2018 03:23 PM

Excellent design and shaping! Well done.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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