Simple Box Walnut Burl

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Project by Roper posted 08-11-2010 06:27 PM 1152 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple box i did out of a left over chunk of walnut burl , it is 2 3/4” x 2”. Finished with generals salad bowl food safe finish.All comments and questions welcome.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#1 posted 08-11-2010 06:40 PM

Thats a good looking box. I love walnut more and more everytime I work with it.

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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#2 posted 08-11-2010 07:25 PM

Very pretty piece of wood… makes a lovely box.


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#3 posted 08-11-2010 07:51 PM

Very nice box Roper. The choice of wood is good.


-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 08-11-2010 11:31 PM

Beautiful, and yes walnut are really something special, it’s like a history book.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#5 posted 08-12-2010 12:12 AM

Hey Roper, That is one pretty piece of wood and a good choice to make it into a pretty little box. Thanks for sharing… I like Walnut too!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 08-12-2010 12:37 AM

That’s a really nice piece of wood and you did good with it, nicely done.

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#7 posted 08-12-2010 12:52 AM

Well done, really nice little box.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#8 posted 08-12-2010 12:54 AM

I love simple boxes, especially out of walnut burl. Great job.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 08-12-2010 07:12 AM

Simple style, wonderful turning. I like the little “left over” projects. Great job with a great piece of walnut.

Keep it up.


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

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#10 posted 08-12-2010 01:05 PM

hey roper..nice little box..very attractive..must eat tiny salads from that! HAHAHA :-) The wood worth saving & making into this lovely little treasure

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#11 posted 08-12-2010 01:36 PM

Simple is nice especially with beautiful wood. Well done.

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#12 posted 08-12-2010 04:19 PM

Thanks for all the great feedback guys and gals, there is nothing that is safe in my shop.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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