Porkish chop

This Christmas just gone, my nipper was given some nice new tools in a tote. I’ve set aside a place for them on a shelf under the bench, and from time to time he joins me in the shed to work on a project. dsc00131Some times it’s a school project, but other times it is just for fun.

 

Here is a simple box he made, under supervision, earlier this year. I dimensioned the timber for him, but he had a hand in everything else.

 

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The box is made predominantly from walnut. Actually, this walnut was the result of my first resawing experience. It was resawn from a wider piece, by hand, using a panel saw. It took a lot of planing to true it up afterwards – too much waste. It was after this experience I decided to make the Kerfing Plane and Frame Saw.

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The box is simply made, using glued and pinned butt joints, small brass hinges and finished with shellac.

 

Check out his website for more pictures.

 

 

 

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