A live-edge walnut board for the base and everything is starting to come together. That's Dillon Ryan from @finewoodworkingmagazine lurking in the background. He stopped by to snap a couple pics of my finishing process for an upcoming issue. Really simple, but hopefully it will be of use for some folks. #kumikoteachest
After a pretty intense week, nine students went home with a wall cabinet and hopefully some new skills and a little different outlook on the craft as well. I know that I always come away with new insights and I'm a better teacher for it. Thanks to everyone for joining me on the journey.
This hand made jewelry/valet box features a detailed walnut and eastern white pine kumiko latticework lid, which lifts off to reveal a sliding tray, perfect for small jewelry or a watch. It has been rubbed with a high grade furniture oil and polished with