LumberJocks

Spalted Black Walnut Burl and Sycamore Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by robert triplett posted 1212 days ago 2911 views 2 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took a trip to Oregon Burls and got this Walnut Burl from Greg. I had bought the Sycamore on the internet and was waiting for some complimentary wood for a top. I finally put the two together. 9” x 6” x 6”. A quick wash with BLO and then Watco Danish Oil. The second box has a top of Madrone Burl from Greg. It was a fun trip! The box is Claro Walnut and the bottom is Redwood Burl. Kind of a little surprise when you open it. 6” x 6” x 6”. BLO and Watco Danish Oil. These were made to sell and I used my usual mitered corners and miter keys because it is fast for me. I still haven’t used my Leigh Dovetail Jig!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!





22 comments so far

View littlecope's profile (online now)

littlecope

2886 posts in 2103 days


#1 posted 1212 days ago

Nice Job(s) Robert!! That burl-wood is outrageous!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

View Ian Hawthorne's profile

Ian Hawthorne

291 posts in 1250 days


#2 posted 1212 days ago

Very nice – I agree the burl wood is great

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge! http://hawthornecrafts.com/our-blog/

View saddletramp's profile

saddletramp

994 posts in 1240 days


#3 posted 1212 days ago

Be still my heart, that walnut burl, I think I’m in love.

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

View MontanaBob's profile

MontanaBob

419 posts in 1285 days


#4 posted 1212 days ago

very nice…...

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

View blackcherry's profile

blackcherry

3148 posts in 2424 days


#5 posted 1212 days ago

Nice work Robert, could use a few board ft. of that choice lumber myself…BC

View smitty22's profile

smitty22

590 posts in 1548 days


#6 posted 1212 days ago

A pair of beauties, the burl is spectacular!

-- Smitty

View bigike's profile

bigike

4031 posts in 1890 days


#7 posted 1212 days ago

great looken boxes the burl sets them off very nicely.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11639 posts in 2289 days


#8 posted 1212 days ago

Well done ! The woods are beautiful and you’ve inspired me to make some boxes with small pieces of figured wood that I’ve been saving : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

View Bertha's profile

Bertha

12951 posts in 1295 days


#9 posted 1212 days ago

that is some of the prettiest wood I think I’ve ever seen! Fantastic job.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

View rowdy's profile

rowdy

373 posts in 2044 days


#10 posted 1212 days ago

That burl wood is indeed special. Thanks for sharing it. Nice work.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

View airamb's profile

airamb

35 posts in 1213 days


#11 posted 1212 days ago

awesome looking wood, nice work

View TreeBones's profile

TreeBones

1823 posts in 2625 days


#12 posted 1212 days ago

Beautiful. Walnut burl is one of my favorites.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

View BritBoxmaker's profile

BritBoxmaker

4340 posts in 1638 days


#13 posted 1212 days ago

Beautiful burl nicely contrasted by some good quarter sawn Sycamore, nice.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

View itsmic's profile

itsmic

1419 posts in 1720 days


#14 posted 1211 days ago

Very sharp looking boxes, yes, the burl is fantastic looking, clean lines show off natures best, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6646 posts in 2581 days


#15 posted 1211 days ago

Outstanding.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

showing 1 through 15 of 22 comments

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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase