Box for large pens

I enjoy making boxes this one is for large fountain pens by large I mean around 25 mm in diameter and up to 170 mm in length. This is the starting point four pieces of oak this is 15 mm x 40 mm Oak cut to size and mitred ready to be glued up. The pieces of oak are taped together in pairs. Once all four pieces were taped together I did a dry fit before adding glue and fixing the final piece of tape. I allowed the glue to dry for a few hours before fitting a top and … Continue reading Box for large pens

Re purposed cutlery box

I don’t have anything new to share so I thought I would add an older project. Empty cutlery boxes often appear on auction sites some of the larger ones can be quite expensive. A friend was looking for a large box and when I saw this I thought it would be ideal. Although the insides were in reasonable condition they were not ideal for storing pens after a few days of work I had reached this point. Even the inside of the lid had to be stripped The inside of the lid was to have this monogram embossed into the … Continue reading Re purposed cutlery box