This is Post Contest 2×4 3×5 Box 1 of 2
Finished with Mineral Oil, and Deft spray can Lacquer Gloss.
The center divider was removed because it's not going to be used for 3×5 cards.
This is for my wife, Deanne, who likes Unicorns.
I placed a Unicorn on the Top… then Wood Burned it.
This is Post Stumpy 2×4 Contest Box 2 from a 2×4x8' stud
The Stumpy contest ended about a month ago… this box was short by about 3 hours of meeting the contest deadline.
Finishing: BLO, Garnet dewaxed shellac, Deft spray can Lacquer Gloss… I will use this box for 3×5 cards & other misc...
OK here is my entry in Stumpys tubafore contest. I got a project out of Making Working Wooden Locks by Tim Detweiler. I needed something that had a plan and then could be given to my grandson. So here it is. Now yall know me here are a few pics.
I hand planed a section of a tubafore.
I sawed, joined, turned, shaped, routed, sanded, and even smacked it with a hammer a few times. I think I tossed this tubafore into just about every tool in the WoodShack before it finally took shape. A few of them even tossed it back. So here it is, my pine box. What else would you do with a...
Well here it is for better or worse.. My project made entirely out of a 2×4. I got the idea from Rodney Pepe's book on toys. This is the first mechanical toy I have built that was not from a kit. I had fun and learned a few new tricks. The roller was a trick to make as I made a wooden dowel on...
The lowly tubafore,
You can make a nice door stop,
To prop a swinging door.
So many things that could be made,
From this lowly hunk of wood,
But we often do not try,
As often as we should.
The colors can be beautiful,
If only treated right,
To bring the color of the grain,
Habersham inspired curio cabinet.
Overall size is 10"w x 20"h x 6"d.
Beadboard back, carved french lite door. Dowelled drawer.
The biggest challenge was getting all the parts I needed and compensating for the goof ups.
The crown detail changed due to available materials, or lack thereof...
I saw Stumpy's Tubafore contest on the forum page and thought it would be fun to enter. I had a few really good ideas, but ran out of time so this is what I ended up making. It is a roof trus necklace. It measures 2" wide, 3/4" tall and 1/8" thick. I took a tubafore and resawed it on my bandsaw...