I designed this box to hold pocket knives.
The sides are walnut
The lid and front/rear panels are figured Myrtlewood
The dividers are walnut with a Paduak insert.
The textured pegs are Wenge
I lined the bottom with leather
This box and the previous one both sold within a week at the gallery…now...
I took a slight departure with the shaping on this box, very subtle contours were made along the sides and back, and just a slight pillow effect was profiled on top. The front has the most dramatic shaping which is in a successive wave type pattern.
The handle features a core of vermilion and...
This box is the result of playing around with scraps of wood and trying to come up with another way to feature a great piece of Ziricote that I wanted to use for the panel.
The body is Claro Walnut. The curved design on the lower half of the box was made by drawing the design on a piece of...
How it started
This blog will show progress on an ArtBox I am building for a client.
In September I received an email from a gentleman named Sean asking if I was interested in making a custom box to display his wrist watch collection. I said I typically dont do commission work for several...
Wing Boxes- A mini Tutorial
I dont have time to write a lengthy tutorial but I do have a few photos and will write a word or two to help you get started.
This style of box was first made by me using plans from the October 1997 American Woodworker and authored by Dave Freedman.
I made a...