Acorn Box - Turning Project

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Project by Shawn Herrington posted 09-03-2014 03:38 PM 1116 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second attempt at turning a small acorn box. This was a really cool way to explore the use of a press-fit jamb chuck to finish the back of both pieces. Acorn boxes seem to be pretty standard to the lathe repertoire but I still have not found a good use for it except as a desk ornament.

The top is walnut and the bottom is maple. The finish finish is paste wax.

-- -Shawn

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#1 posted 09-03-2014 03:52 PM

Very cool!

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#2 posted 09-03-2014 04:08 PM

This is a very nice project. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 09-03-2014 04:08 PM

Looks great. Those are fun little projects.

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#4 posted 09-04-2014 05:38 AM

That would be a good little grease pot thing.

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#5 posted 09-04-2014 01:18 PM

Nice turning! Lovely box.

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