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Offline Derek

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LV Box
« on: July 27, 2019, 06:43:21 PM »
I was not planning on going in the workshop to turn this as I had something else I wanted to complete.
Anyway, this is a box made from Lignum Vitae and measures 4" X 3" to the top of the finial/handle. Sanded to 2000grit using woodwax 22 as a lubricant as I feel it needed nothing else as it looks OK
Only 17 more balls to go and one small one not sure what to make with them

C & C welcome

Offline seventhdevil

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Re: LV Box
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2019, 09:04:48 PM »
i love lignum. i probably have the most genuine lignum of anyone in the UK for a civilian.

well turned box i should say too.

what is the knob made from?

Offline Les Symonds

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Re: LV Box
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2019, 09:11:37 PM »
Have seen and remarked on this elsewhere....loved it there....still love it now!
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Re: LV Box
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2019, 09:41:52 PM »
Thank you both

i love lignum. i probably have the most genuine lignum of anyone in the UK for a civilian.

well turned box i should say too.

what is the knob made from?

It is alternative ivory in other words a resin made from a pen blank I was given

Have seen and remarked on this elsewhere....loved it there....still love it now!
Les

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Re: LV Box
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2019, 11:07:35 PM »
Bootiful. Love the deceptive simplicity you have achieved. Much more difficult than a highly ornate and / or decorated piece.

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Re: LV Box
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2019, 10:25:17 AM »
Thank you Pete

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Re: LV Box
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2019, 09:04:55 PM »
Derek,

A beautiful little box.

And to pick up on something no-one else has mentioned, the decoration on the lid is just enough, not over the top, but not so little as to be lost.

Great work.
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Re: LV Box
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2019, 12:34:58 AM »
Thank you Bryan just wanted to keep the whole thing simple

Offline Twisted Trees

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Re: LV Box
« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2019, 01:02:26 AM »
I like the apparent simplicity with the detail that shows it is not simple, but thought through and designed. you could do far worse with the other 17 than to make a set of 18 of these.