Walnut box with felled sapling handle

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Project by Josh posted 12-26-2011 06:35 PM 1499 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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From start to finish it took about two hours to complete this little box. Simple 45 degree angle joints and some rabbet cuts in the bottom where the bottom piece fits. Well it must have been desirable because a customer at the art show where I had it displayed snatched it up after 4 seconds of deliberation. Tough sell, she was.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#1 posted 12-26-2011 10:52 PM

I like it a lot, nice wood, nice color

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#2 posted 12-26-2011 11:06 PM

Very nice. I really like the handle…’s unique.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 12-27-2011 03:17 AM

Very nicely done!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 12-27-2011 06:14 PM

I can understand it. Just really nice. That’s what walnut is ‘spose ta look like!

-- M Clark, Georgia

#5 posted 12-27-2011 06:33 PM

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#6 posted 12-29-2011 04:29 AM

Walnut is such a beautiful wood and you handled the project admirably! Let’s have more! RH

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#7 posted 12-29-2011 07:18 AM

Thanks, everybody! I appreciate the compliments. Exactly; walnut needs to stain, dye, colorant, paint, etc….....

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#8 posted 12-29-2011 08:14 AM

interesting design.

-- Custom furniture

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