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  1. Radiant

    Radiant

    "Radiant" a box made from Maple burl, dyed red, yellow, and green. The base and the finial are made from Pear and dyed black.
  2. Maple Salt Box

    Maple Salt Box

    A salt box I made of maple. I engraved the salt symbol by adding a laser to my mini lathe. Cocobolo knob on top. Chatterwork inside and out
  3. Torn Box

    Torn Box

    A contrast of the violence of the death of the tree with the refined box within. Ambrosia maple, maple burl lid with dyed mahogany finial.
  4. Octahedron

    Octahedron

    My latest Platonic solid. An octahedron has 8 identical faces (equilateral triangles) and can be thought of as 2 pyramids joined at their base. Completely formed on the lathe. It is a box with a spherical interior Spalted Black Ash Burl, Soapstone 5” W x 5” D x 8” H
  5. Lidded Acorn Box: A Real Nut Case "Exposed"

    Lidded Acorn Box: A Real Nut Case "Exposed"

    Another view of acorn box with lid removed. Real acorn is from burr oak and is about the size of a golf ball.
  6. This Way

    This Way

    first of a series 9 x 6 from bottom= box elder burl, bradfrod pear, basswood, english boxwood root
  7. Tea Container

    Tea Container

    This container is made of European Walnut and has been decorated at the bottom with pryographed bamboo leaves. 8 5/8" by 4". It has been finished with oil. Comments and critique welcome. Thanks for looking.
  8. AAW July 2012 Contest

    AAW July 2012 Contest

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  9. Cliff De Witt

    Question on turning boxes.

    I guess I have a real newbie question. When turning boxes, should the lid have the spigot that fits inside the base or the base have the shoulder that fits inside the lid? And if so Why?:confused:
  10. Lidded Acorn Box: A Real Nut Case

    Lidded Acorn Box: A Real Nut Case

    Re-shot for photographic lighting critique.
  11. In The Steppes Of Central Asia

    In The Steppes Of Central Asia

    Some time ago I ran across a photo on the web of a beautiful lidded box with an oriental theme. I really liked the form and lid design. After a great deal of research I discovered that Matthew Hill had turned the piece in the photo. The piece really intrigued me to the point I decided to do...
  12. Coved cocobolo box...

    Coved cocobolo box...

    A little box in cocobolo 1 3/4" tall and 2 3/4" in diameter.
  13. Black Maire Box

    Black Maire Box

    100mm dia with Antique button insert a new shape for me What do you think
  14. Shedua box...full bodied...

    Shedua box...full bodied...

    Here is a shedua box in a slightly fuller form than I normally turn at 3" tall and 3 3/4" in diameter.
  15. Gave it a Whirl side

    Gave it a Whirl side

    This piece was turned from Sycamore and Blackwood, dyed with 4 colors using the airbrush, sealed with 4 coats of Waterlox and buffed with the buffing system. The wings were turned to 1/8 and the size is 11 x 7 x 5 inches. I am generally not one to get out the auto body saw and cut away...
  16. Gave it a Whirl

    Gave it a Whirl

    This piece was turned from Sycamore and Blackwood, dyed with 4 colors using the airbrush, sealed with 4 coats of Waterlox and buffed with the buffing system. The wings were turned to 1/8 and the size is 11 x 7 x 5 inches. I am generally not one to get out the auto body saw and cut away...
  17. Before and After Box Elder, 'recycled firewood'

    Before and After Box Elder, 'recycled firewood'

    Save a log, turn not burn, pierce not split, brush the paint, not the ashes. All part of my therapy. It warms the inside without the fire.
  18. Alaskan yellow cedar....

    Alaskan yellow cedar....

    A box turned from an aptly named wood. The wood is very soft and lightweight. Finished up at 2 1/2" in both directions.
  19. Pagoda Box_08

    Pagoda Box_08

    Pagoda box with walnut finial measuring 6 1/2" h x 2" w. This box was turned for one of our local club challenges. Everyone was handed a small limb piece of Pagoda no larger that about 3 1/2" in diameter by about 12" long, and we could turn whatever we wanted out of it. It...
  20. Maple Box with Padauk and Box Elder Burl

    Maple Box with Padauk and Box Elder Burl

    Simple Maple box with insets of Padauk and Box Elder Burl. 4" h x 3" w. This was a simple and easy decoration method. I enjoyed making this box.
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