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Cornwall Arts and Crafts Directory (CACD)

 

Prenntek Designs Cornwall uk

 

 

 

Handmade wooden games for box cards, dice and dominoes



Handmade wooden jewellery box with diamond motif in lid



Jewellery box small divided tray



Small keepsake box with diamond motif



Prenntek Designs workshop

Using contrasting woods, mixing dark and light, gives a pleasing effect

Our workshop is based at our home in West Cornwall.

We use traditional cabinet making skills to lovingly construct our boxes. Every box is individually designed and hand made and takes many hours in our workshop to produce.

 

A small band saw is used
A small band saw is used

 

The mitre joints at the corners are all keyed to give strength
The mitre joints at the corners are
all keyed to give strength

 

The scrapinbg is done with a traditional cabinet making scrape
The scraping is done with a
traditional cabinet making scrape

The sanding is all done by hand, I usually use 100 grit going down to 150 grit fine paper
The sanding is all done by hand,
I usually use 100 grit, going down
to 150 grit fine paper

 

All joints on any drawers are traditional handcut dovetails
All joints on any drawers are
traditional hand cut dovetails

 

The lids are hinged with solid brass butt hinges and brass slotted crews. Note all screw slots run parrallel with the grain
The lids are hinged with solid brass butt hinges
and brass slotted crews. Note all screw slots
run parallel with the grain

 

No stains or artificial colours are used, just Danish oil and beeswax
No stains or artificial colours are used.
Each product has at least two coats of Danish Oil,
a light sanding with flour paper
between coats, then two applications
of beeswax