Nativity Boxes

Here’s a nativity scene done in nesting boxes. As is usual, Mary Cate drew the design, and I turned it into wood.

The tops and bottoms are maple, the sides are oak, and the 2nd layer of the lid (the positive space of the pictures) is mahogany.

Published in: on 27 April, 2010 at 5:14 pm  Comments (1)  

Four More Ovals

Four more oval basket boxes: a heraldic goat, a Welsh dragon, the BYU football logo (for my father-in-law), and another dragon.

Published in: on 25 April, 2010 at 9:54 pm  Leave a Comment  

Nesting Instinct

I’ve got pictures for some finished oval basket boxes.

First, here’s a single “cameo” box, and my favorite so far:

Next, here’s a set of three nesting boxes, each fitting inside the next. The main bodies of this set was made from scrap wood I salvaged from pallets.

And finally, here’s a picture of all of the completed boxes that I haven’t given away yet:

Published in: on 1 April, 2010 at 2:41 pm  Leave a Comment