Hickory and Walnut Sewing Box

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Project by WoodJediNTraining posted 966 days ago 2292 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Hickory and Walnut Sewing Box I made for my Grandfather to give to his special lady. It was made from part of a Hickory tree that fell on his house a while back. It was finished with 3 coats of Tung Oil Varnish.

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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#1 posted 966 days ago

A nice piece made even more special by the story behind the wood. Looks like a winner!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 966 days ago

Yes, its amazing how something beautiful can come out of something that caused so much distruction and disaster… I also created a Hickory Chest and some other projects from this Hickory Tree. Gottal Love the art of woodworking …

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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#3 posted 966 days ago

This turned out very well.Nice Job.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 966 days ago

excellent piece man,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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#5 posted 965 days ago

Great little box. You have a good eye for style and proportion. Keep it up!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#6 posted 965 days ago

Nice use of reclaimed trees. I like all the compartments. Placing this in my fav’s.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#7 posted 939 days ago

Thank you all for your kind words..I truly appreciate it. I am sorry it has taken so long to reply. as I said in an earlier comment on another project.. between facebook, youtube, and google plus.. I hadnt made it back here in a while.. If you would like to see a few little videos on this project how the origional design failed due to the knife hinges and the conclusion which brought it all together..I posted a blog on here with a couple of short videos…

Thank you again. !!!!

If you guys would like to keep up with me, you can find me on youtube. and visit my website at

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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