Walnut box

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Project by Josh posted 05-16-2011 05:01 AM 1669 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I think i just used butt joints…...did he just say butt? Anyway, I used butt joints…..did he just say joints? Before I was rudely interrupted I was saying that I used butt joints for this box that was composed out of solid walnut scrap pieces that I gathered from work. I wanted a finer look for this one so I used an antique finial for the hardware. I made sure I used some elbow grease while sanding this one so as to give it a really nice appearance. I lined it with jewelry box lining that I also got from work that I saw in the dumpster out back. And it was still usable…..well, sort of. I used a satin polyurethane for the finish. This is one of my favorite boxes because it cleaned up quite nicely.


-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#1 posted 05-16-2011 05:54 AM

If i read your description, i would never imagine that you were describing the jewel of an artwork pictured here. That is exquisite.

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#3 posted 05-16-2011 02:00 PM

Very nice. Can you add a pic of it opened up?..........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 05-16-2011 05:01 PM

beautiful boxes. The unusual design. And you take a few pictures from different angles.

-- Elhan, Azerbaijan

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#5 posted 05-16-2011 05:51 PM

love the asymmetry…!

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#6 posted 05-17-2011 03:18 AM

wow, thanks everyone. And I only took one pic of this box…sorry

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#7 posted 05-17-2011 05:14 PM

Sharp looking box, intriguing design brings interest to this project, beautiful wood, nice execution, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#8 posted 05-17-2011 07:51 PM

Love the design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 05-17-2011 07:58 PM

Josh, that is truly a beautiful box! Congrats and thanks for sharing.

-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.

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#10 posted 05-19-2011 04:50 PM

Arty, different, well made (did he say butt joints?) and most importantly very beautiful. I especially liked the asymmetrical design.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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