Bible Boxes

  • Advertise with us
Project by OutPutter posted 1659 days ago 1901 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is two bible boxes my wife and I made for my nephews when they were married. The first is down the left column of pictures and the second is down the right column. The wood is walnut salvaged from a staircase. I got if froma Craig’s List guy who had been in a motorcycle accident and was unable to do woodworking anymore. Sad situation so I didn’t quible over the price. WoodRat dovetails, pure tung oil finish. I think I should have sanded more before applying the finish and boy, look at the glue lines. None of these flaws are as visible in real life, I hope. I do love the figure in the walnut though.

-- Jim

3 comments so far

View scrappy's profile


3505 posts in 2034 days

#1 posted 1658 days ago

Nice pair of boxes. Loce that walnut. Great design and build.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

View a1Jim's profile


112001 posts in 2181 days

#2 posted 1658 days ago

Very nice

-- Custom furniture

View bobkberg's profile


350 posts in 1677 days

#3 posted 1658 days ago

Nice job. Regarding your comment on the glue lines though – remember, we all tend to be our own worst critics – Having high standards is part of being a craftsman.


-- Bob - A sideline, not how I earn a living

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

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase