Walnut burl jewelry box

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Project by kevinruiz posted 01-12-2016 06:38 PM 1363 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a jewelry box I made for my daughter from a walnut tree I removed from our yard. Inside there is a sliding tray and ring holder. I finished the box with 3 coats of poly and 1 coat wax.

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#1 posted 01-12-2016 06:47 PM

Beautiful wood.

add pics to the inside.

-- Jeff NJ

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#2 posted 01-12-2016 06:50 PM

man that is some crazy gorgeous burl ,you should add some pics showing the inside,great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 01-12-2016 10:15 PM

Beautiful wood and use of it.

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 01-12-2016 11:24 PM

Very nice burl, home grown wood, great.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#5 posted 01-13-2016 04:02 AM

Kevin, this box has a lovely grain with a great finish. I wish you had used up the other 5 shots. It would be nice to see more to know how it was made, and I would love to see the inside.

It is not too late, you click on the red “edit” on your posting and you can add dimensions and more pictures at any time. Don’t forget to go to the end of your posting and hit “save changes” when you finish edits. From what I can see this is a nice build. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#6 posted 01-13-2016 04:07 AM


-- Big Al in IN

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#7 posted 01-13-2016 02:17 PM

I like the wood, I am sure pictures cannot show the real to life beauty.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 01-14-2016 01:38 PM

Beautiful wood more pics.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 01-14-2016 07:08 PM

Wonderfully…. It is what nut??

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#10 posted 01-15-2016 03:50 AM

Is it just your camera or did you dye this wood. It looks very red on my end. Just curious.

And I agree – more pictures!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#11 posted 01-15-2016 04:49 PM

Thank you for the compliments and the feedback. I will add more pictures and detailed information about the joinery.

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#12 posted 01-15-2016 09:48 PM

Wow! This box is absolutely beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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

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