Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Scrimshaw Sailor's Sewing Box

This Sailor's Ditty Box is another one of Dave's project pieces that he's been working on a little at a time.

It features:
*8 ½ x 6 ½ x 4 inch high bent wood oval ditty box (stained and painted).
*Imitation tooled leather lining.
*Intricate wood burned nautical themes.
*Four brass and lathe turned walnut thread spools.
*Four Mammoth Ivory thread ports.
*A scrimshaw Mammoth Ivory 2 x 1 ½ inch oval disk top mounted center piece.

This one-of-a-kind Sailor's Ditty Box is currently up for auction on Ebay. There are several more photos of this piece at the link above.