Footed Walnut Box

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Project by CharlieM1958 posted 11-01-2009 01:23 AM 2401 views 9 times favorited 41 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Okay, so there is nothing fancy about this, but I had to post it because it is the first thing built with lumber run through my new Ridgid 13” planer. It’s also the first angled feet I’ve cut on the table saw. Finish is wipe-on satin poly.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#1 posted 11-01-2009 01:26 AM

Hey Charlie
This box has clean classic lines with great inlay and wood Fantastic.

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#2 posted 11-01-2009 01:27 AM

Very nice work and by the looks of it the planer worked out nicely.

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#3 posted 11-01-2009 01:46 AM

Charlie I think it turned out great !

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#4 posted 11-01-2009 01:49 AM

love the inlay charlie – walnut is beautiful

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#5 posted 11-01-2009 01:49 AM

really nice Charlie, good looking grain and nice inlay

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#6 posted 11-01-2009 01:58 AM

Nice job!!

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#7 posted 11-01-2009 02:03 AM

Nice box Charlie.

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#8 posted 11-01-2009 02:14 AM

Charlie, Love the grain on that walnut and the inlay adds a nice touch. Very nice box.

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#9 posted 11-01-2009 02:19 AM

Lookin’ good Charlie. Still getting good value from your inlay score!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#10 posted 11-01-2009 02:30 AM

Hey Charlie! Very nice… You’re becoming a pro with the inlay. I think the feet turned out great.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#11 posted 11-01-2009 02:38 AM

very nice! looks like a Kingly box. did you also make the inlay? what is it made of?

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#12 posted 11-01-2009 02:38 AM

You’re still the one, Charlie!! And lookin’ good, too.

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#13 posted 11-01-2009 03:15 AM

Superb box – walnut is my favorite wood and this is a great example of why. If I were going to make a box of a single species of wood, it would definitely be walnut as you have done here.

Love the inlay – it enhances the box immensely.

Mind revealing how you did the top? I’ve never seen one quite like this before.

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#14 posted 11-01-2009 03:22 AM

Wow! Really nice work.

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#15 posted 11-01-2009 03:22 AM

Nice from top to bottom.

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