LumberJocks

Turned Walnut Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by Schwieb posted 08-24-2014 12:36 PM 911 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t taken time to post any work lately, but on the eve of my wife and I headed on a week long mission trip, I have been frantically trying to get caught up on things before we leave on Monday. This is a little wooden box I turned on the lathe and inlayed a butterfly veneer into the lid. It’s about 4 1/2” in diameter and it was surely fun to make this very simple project. Finish is rattle can lacquer.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.





11 comments so far

View Lee Leitner's profile

Lee Leitner

32 posts in 391 days


#1 posted 08-24-2014 02:03 PM

Very nice inlay work there Ken. Yall be safe over there and be sure to take Malaria prophylactic I had a friend die of cerebral malaria about a year ago while we were in equatorial guinea.

-- Lee

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

5215 posts in 1516 days


#2 posted 08-24-2014 02:20 PM

Very nice Ken.
Is that a really intricate inlay into solid wood or your first venture into marquetry?
Either way, I’m impressed.
Take care and let us know when you return safe.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15983 posts in 1585 days


#3 posted 08-24-2014 03:02 PM

This is so nice. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View grizzman's profile

grizzman

7148 posts in 2022 days


#4 posted 08-24-2014 03:22 PM

its always fulfilling to work with wood,. regardless of the size of the project, and walnut just has such a rich look and feel, i really like this one ken, and i really like your stamp, i hope your mission trip went well, there are so many people in need, and every effort to help them is a helping hand for our Father in Heaven…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

View stefang's profile

stefang

13524 posts in 2053 days


#5 posted 08-24-2014 03:54 PM

Beautifully done box Ken. I love the marquetry work you did, really precisely done and very nice looking.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View CFrye's profile

CFrye

3638 posts in 558 days


#6 posted 08-24-2014 04:12 PM

Beautifully done, Dr. Ken! Praying for a fruitful trip! God Bless!

-- God bless, Candy

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

2804 posts in 1136 days


#7 posted 08-24-2014 05:07 PM

beautiful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View tomd's profile

tomd

1784 posts in 2489 days


#8 posted 08-24-2014 11:43 PM

Nice marquetry work, great looking box.

-- Tom D

View glynn's profile

glynn

299 posts in 2039 days


#9 posted 08-25-2014 12:08 AM

I love it good job

-- jim nevada

View sedcokid's profile

sedcokid

2683 posts in 2317 days


#10 posted 08-27-2014 12:55 AM

Beautiful work Doc, of course I wouldn’t expect anything different from you! Have a safe trip and be safe!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

View Roger's profile

Roger

15039 posts in 1522 days


#11 posted 08-30-2014 08:23 PM

That’s a beauty, Doc.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase