I make simple boxes, mostly of cedar with poplar inlays. There are many fine ways to make boxes and this is about the simplest. I make them 11”x8”x2 1/2” deep with hinged lid. 8” is my limit of the width o...
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Location: Lubbock Texas
I am a retired Sheetmetal worker. I now make and sell wooden items at craft fairs. Lots of small boxes and toys, along with some trunks and wooden vases I have made.
I started my wood working by trying relief carving and looking for things to carve on. I no longer do much carving.
Some of the first projects I made were functioning fireplace bellows with decrotive fronts. I also made them with inlayed, tooled, leather fronts.
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