Before and after of a quick restoration. Picked this box up a couple days ago. Looked like crap but I liked the box joints and could see the nice wood below the paint. I believe it was an old phone junction box. … Continue reading →
My first hand cut dovetails and dados. No mechanical fasteners, just a bit of hide glue for piece of mind. Reclaimed wood from a fallen barn on my parents property from 30+ years ago. Finished with shellac on the outside and oil inside. I left the outer boards at full dimension not knowing how it would turn out. I think I would make the sides a bit shorter if I make any more (I like to see a little bit of the label).
Contents shown: Rodenbach- Grand Cru, Unibroue- Terrible, Jolly Pumpkin La Roja, Dogfish Head- Theobroma 2008
Beautiful mailbox in Herborn, Germany. Probably one of my favorite pics of the trip. What a wonderful town too. It was so gray out that the pics didn’t turn out very well, but I like this one. Back home now, up for almost 24 hours trying to beat jet lag.