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"Deco"

comments (5) September 30th, 2009 in Reader's Gallery

Argyllshire Argyllshire, member
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I designed this panel style box to express some of the Art Deco style.I wanted to make a box that was formal in design then shape it free form, a contradiction.
I designed this panel style box to express some of the Art Deco style.I wanted to make a box that was formal in design then shape it free form, a contradiction. - CLICK TO ENLARGE

I designed this panel style box to express some of the Art Deco style.I wanted to make a box that was formal in design then shape it free form, a contradiction.

Photo: Andy Campbell

I designed this panel style box to express some of the Art Deco style.I wanted to make a box that was formal in design then shape it free form, a contradiction.


Design or Plan used: My own design - Andy Campbell

posted in: Reader's Gallery, box, , carving, maple, frame and panel, inlay, art deco, wenge, bloodwood


Comments (5)

ecocandle ecocandle writes: I love the Art Deco period. You have captured the style and elegance beautifully.
Posted: 2:02 am on September 1st

Argyllshire Argyllshire writes: The body is Wenge and the medallion is Maple.the accents are Bloodwood and Maple.
The finish is Deft spray lacquer.
Thanks
Posted: 7:10 pm on October 22nd

Jurgen01 Jurgen01 writes: Wow! This is a drop dead gorgeous box. A terrific piece of work!
Posted: 9:10 pm on October 2nd

Argyllshire Argyllshire writes: Senomozi,Thanks for the kind words!
This box has a Wenge body and Maple medallion inset into the lid,with Bloodwood accents.I prefer to use Deft spray lacquer for boxes,satin sheen,many coats as needed,sanded between each.(I dont use a spray booth,in fact I use the aerosol cans and set them within 5 ft of sawdust on my bench.Dust is not attracted to it like poly or oils.)

If you would like more info on how I build some of my boxes,then follow this link to LumberJocks and read my tutorial.Its very thorough and has many detailed photos.

If you arent a member,please consider joining,its simply the best site out there, with out the drama of some others.

Later
Posted: 7:23 pm on October 2nd

Senomozi Senomozi writes: Really beautiful box. I love the contrasting woods and the organic feel. Would you mind sharing the wood species and the finish you used?
Posted: 8:48 am on October 1st

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