Weekend Project These Boxes Are So Easy And Fun To Make You Won T Know When To Stop Grab A Few Small Pieces Of Wood And See Where This Basic Starting Point Takes You
Weekend project these boxes are so easy and fun to make you won t know when to stop grab a few small pieces of wood and see where this basic starting point takes you is post about Magazine bookmarked by erik with ID 12933107588 was uploaded on 11-03-2019 and has been viewed 29,287 times.
Make a Simple Textured Box Photos by Rob Brown INFO: DIFFICULTY - 2/5LENGTH/TIME - 2/5COST - 1/5SPECIAL TOOLS - MISCELLANEOUSTEXTURING TOOLSOnce I got the general approach of how I was going to build these boxes down, I could knock them off pretty quickly.
An assortment of different coloured wood species, heights and widths makes for a pretty interesting collection of boxes.Even as simple art items, these boxes would look great on a shelf, with a spotlight to highlight their texture.
Design considerationsThe overall dimensions and details of these boxes are very flexible.I made boxes between 2-1/2" and 5" high, and between 1" and 2" square, but you can really go as big, or as small, as you'd like.
Generally speaking, drill a hole about 3/8" narrower than the width of your box, so the walls will still be strong enough to withstand handling.It's also unlikely the holes you drill will be perfectly centered - I know mine weren't.
I used a thin vein line to conceal the joint between the lid and box.I only added texture above the top vein line, and below the lower vein line, but there's no rule against adding texture to the entire box.
There's also nothing wrong with skipping the...