Oak Sword Box
Made from Oak sourced from local managed wood.
This piece was designed for Mr Phil Slade, Aberdeen. The box has a cut-out for placing the sword into. The oak was cut from standing stock at Forglen Estate, Turriff, Aberdeenshire.
Length: 1350mm (4 1/2 feet)
Width: 350mm (1 foot 2 inches)
Height: 150mm (6 inches)
Scottish grown Oak
The box has dovetailed corners and a grooved top and bottom.
The top and bottom boards were rebated into the sides and a mahogany marketry insert was let into the top and bottom.
The box received 4 coats of clear beeswax. Inside the box was lined with blue velvet over wadding.
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