DiResta: Heart Shaped Box

Article Featured Image
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cg0d6ZQ00Rg]

Since Valentine’s Day is drawing closer, I wanted to make a bandsaw box in the shape of a heart. The wood is a chunk of Paduck I purchased from Woodcraft, which is sold as a turning blank for a bowl. My bandsaw blades were both a little dull but I cut slow and consistent in order to get the cut that I needed.

DiResta Heart shaped box .mp4.00_02_38_19.Still003

Most of the work came in the form of sanding. I used a simple wood wax polish to brighten up the surface, and then I used a chip board to make the interior shape to wrap with the velvet. Next, I used small pieces of leather to create the friction needed for keeping the lid on. Happy Valentine’s Day!!

DiResta Heart shaped box .mp4.00_06_49_04.Still004