Making a wooden case
Some items need packaging. For example, if you want to present valuable, which is expensive. If you just donate a thing wrapped in cellophane, it will reduce the value of the gift. Packaging may also be necessary to permanently store some valuable items. One of the highest quality and beautiful materials for the manufacture of cases is wood. In this article, we will look at how to make a wooden case for any thing, but for a specific example, we will consider making a wooden case for a flute.In order to polish hardwood, it is best to use a grinder with a coarse sandpaper. Some places are more convenient to grind by hand. Sanding is necessary until you get smooth and smooth all the walls of the case.Next, for aesthetics, you can round the corners of the case with a manual cutter. The top cover of the case can be cutter on all sides, and the bottom cover is only in the middle, making a kind of legs. This will give your packaging a tracery.Then you can start painting the case. For toning wood wood stain is used. Before you buy a stain, think about the tone of wood you want to get? Usually,on the labels of the cans of wood stain is illustrated the tone of the tree, which is obtained from this painting. "style =" max- width: 100%; " alt="Making a case from a tree">
Case dimensionsBefore you get started, you need to decide on the size of your case. It depends on what you want to put there? To do this, you need to measure the thing that you are going to store in it, but the case is better to make a few centimeters more so that this thing easily fit in it along the width, length and height. For example, the size of a flute is 45x3x3 cm.Therefore, the internal size of the case will be 50x6x5 cm.
MaterialNow that you know the size, you need to pick up wood. For the manufacture of cases any type of wood may be suitable, but the most suitable and aesthetic will be solid varieties of wood (oak, beech, ash). In this example, the illustration uses ash with a beautiful texture.
MakingPrepare slats of the required length. Correct the length, cutting unnecessary, you can use an electric jig saw. In our example, the internal size of the case is 50x6x5 cm. Since the case consists of two parts (the lower part where the flute and the lid will go), in order to get a total height of 5 cm, it is necessary to make the lower part 3 cm high and the lid 2 cm high. All slats must be glued with glue "PVA", and pulled off for a few hours with clamps. After the glue has dried, you can start polishing the tree.
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