Carving box gift
One of two Christmas gift projects for my wife. A sliding basswood carving lid on a Bubinga box.
Grape and leaf carving (my first) in basswood. The carving tools were my Christmas gift to myself. I have a lot to learn, and have great respect for the "real" carvers!
finger joint Bubinga box with sliding carving lid
Top finished with shellac. Box finished with Danish oil and wipe-on poly.