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I built this Ribbon Box in the Summer of 2013. It was used as a wedding gift for a wedding in France. It is made of walnut solids, book matched walnut crotch grain, Tulipwood and Pink Ivory. It is approx. 11 by 13 by 6 high. The ribbons are produced using a combination of glue up, scroll saw using templates, stacked glueup one at a time and lots of tlc sanding. I even built a custom made cardboard box to ship it out of country safely. It is finished with 2 coats of minwax wipe on poly and 2 coats of sprayed satin polyurethane. All colors are natural of course.
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I've never dreamed of seeing something like your ribbon box. Are the panels glued on or are they inset as you would rail and panel? Is it hinged or lift off box? How thick are the panels and box walls? Thanks for a reply, Gerry
Craig70: A video would be too time consuming at this point but write me at firstname.lastname@example.org to start the process and I could call you, talk and end up e mailing some images of technique that might help. Happy to do that. Glad you like.
could you make a video of how you made the ribbon, I would be very interested into seeing the technique of how it is made.
Oegan: Ribbons are scroll saw using templates (trace pattern), hand sanding, careful stack gluing one after another. hope this helps. Also 7 ply ribbon slabs glued up before cutting on scroll saw
Beautiful work! Are the ribbons scrollsawed out of laminates of the pink ivory and tulipwood? They look fantastic!
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