52 boxes in 52 weeks: Boxes 43, 44, and 45

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Field 45

I’ve made three extra packing containers because the final time I posted about
my try and make 52 packing containers in 52 weeks. That brings me as much as
45 packing containers. I’ve till the tip of April to get the final seven
made. I like my probabilities. I’ve written a bit in regards to the three
most up-to-date packing containers beneath, however you may at all times learn extra about
every of the packing containers up to now, and see loads of footage, on my

Box 43 This was a fast little field. The field
is made out of a marblewood, the highest is walnut, and the pull is
poplar that’s been painted with Marigold yellow milk paint. The
inside the field can be painted. It’s a sugar field. It was enjoyable
to make.

Box 44 Right here’s a bandsawn field made out of some
very previous 12/four cherry, which has a gorgeous coloration. All I used
for a end is obvious shellac, so all of that coloration is coming
from the wooden, which hasn’t oxidized but. The within is
painted, as are the sides of the lid and backside. Containers like
these are very quick to make, however take a while for ending.
In truth, it most likely takes me extra time to do the end than
to make the field.

Box 45 I labored on this tea field for a complete
of eight weeks. It was by far essentially the most difficult field I’ve
made up to now, however it’s additionally the very best one. I like all the things
about it, particularly the door, which encloses a cubby for a
teapot and cups. The 2 drawers subsequent two it are for tea
packets, and the underside drawer holds tins for free tea.

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