Time to drag out the form and put one together for the Gr8 homeroom teacher. Good teachers just make you want to build...
Leftover big pine from what was used to plank the form. A really kool piece was kept for the lid
Old pine sides, white cedar ribs and western red cedar planking
Making the turn around the bottom
Planked and ready to lift from the form.
Finished, sanded and ready for tung oil
That satisfying moment when the oil hits the sanded wood
Oiled inside and out, 3 coats rubbed and paste furniture wax rather than varnish
The apprentice oiling the lid next
Walnut, pine and WRC
Second coat of oil soaking in
Ready for furniture wax
The lid, complete with blue staining from Pine Wilt disease,