Decorative Box I Make A Variety Of Different Boxes Each With Their Own Design And Purpose This Box Was Designed To Contain Our Collection Of Herbal Teas The Style And Dimensions Were Chosen To Suit And Fit Our Kitchen
Decorative box i make a variety of different boxes each with their own design and purpose this box was designed to contain our collection of herbal teas the style and dimensions were chosen to suit and fit our kitchen is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by carl with ID 11202577848 was uploaded on 08-03-2019 and has been viewed 156,708 times.
Tea Box Illustration by Lee Gabel Choose the WoodYour first task is to decide on the final look you wish to achieve.Do you want the grain and colour of the wood to carry the visual interest or do you want to stain the wood? The boxes shown are made of hemlock.
The natural ones are finished with a mix of wipe-on poly thinned with turpentine, applied over boiled linseed oil thinned with turpentine.I find this finish easy to apply and it gives a nice amber cast to the wood.
The coloured boxes have an intermediate step involving some stain.Parts for the Tea BoxAll the stock is milled to 3/4".If you don't have access to a jointer and thickness planer you can buy your stock dressed to the correct dimensions.
I begin making the top and bottom from three pieces measuring 3 3/8" x 16 1/2", glued into two panels measuring 10 1/8" x 16 1/2".The front and back, measure 3 3/8" x 14 5/8", and the sides measure 3 3/8" x 8 5/8".
Mark the outside faces and cut a 1/2" by 13/16" rabbet on the inside edge of the front and the back using a dado blade or a...