Saturday, 26 March 2016

Ravnica guilds card box

I wanted to carve the Ravnica guilds symbol on a card box since the ''Return to Ravnica'' set and finally got a suitable sized box to do so. It is not as large as the custom project from a month ago but it had a nice area on the top to work with (as compared to the small card boxes I would normally use):


I removed the divisions provided and created my own to fit the sleeved Magic cards. I had to compromise how to fit the cards but I think this is a good solution, the middle slot is lined and used for dice/counters:


The dimension of the piece is 12.5'' x 8'' x 3.5'', it was originally created to be used as a tea box.
Well, no tea bags in this one, instead it can hold about 700 cards in sleeves:


The original artwork from the card ''Tablet of the Guilds'' by Nic Klein which I used as the template though I am not sure who created the symbol itself:


I used compass to create the divisions for the symbols and to make the borders... 


...then traced the rest...


...carved it...


..and stained!
Just a short video of the gel stain application with a background song by Hedningarna:


4 comments:

  1. Do you have any boxes available for sale?

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    1. Hello Nikki,
      I have this one available in my Etsy shop then I have two small boxes (for 100 sleeved cards) which I haven't put online yet. If You want to see them, just send me a message through the 'Contact me' and I'll send You photos of them.
      I won't be making any more boxes till the end of summer, I need to concentrate on my 'regular' carvings for the season.

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    2. Can I have a link to this?! I want one!

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    3. Hello Amber,
      As I mentioned above, this one is in my Etsy shop (click on 'Buy a carving' on the panel, click on the Etsy logo and You will see it).

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