LumberJocks

Let the Heart Boxes Begin!!

  • Advertise with us
Project by robert triplett posted 903 days ago 1272 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I may be jumping the gun, but Valentine’s Day is coming soon. Where are the rest of the heart boxes I usually see?
I cut the first 3 bigger boxes, 8” x 8” x 3.5”. I cut the next boxes from the core. 6” x 6” x 3.5”. I did another box from that core, 3’ x 3’ x 3.5”. So, 9 boxes from about 1 and 1/3 BF, plus the wood for the tops and the bottoms. The first is Walnut and Curly maple. The Redwood for the tops came from RockB, a Lumberjock from Redding. The next box is Curly Maple and Padauk, with tops of Big Leaf Maple. The 3rd set is Walnut and Padauk with 2 tops of BLM and one of Padauk. The larger boxes are hinged. Watco Danish Oil on all of them. These are going to a local place on commission for Valentine’s sales, but my wife might get one!

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





13 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112002 posts in 2182 days


#1 posted 903 days ago

Wow you have lots of different woods .they are all so very cool great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

#2 posted 903 days ago

Very cool Robert but I like the redish color the best. But how did you cut them you do not scroll saw. O the inside is what I am talking about. See ya Saturday.

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

View CalgaryGeoff's profile

CalgaryGeoff

936 posts in 1087 days


#3 posted 903 days ago

Beautiful work once again.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

View HawkDriver's profile

HawkDriver

447 posts in 1238 days


#4 posted 903 days ago

Beautiful boxes Robert!!

-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

14848 posts in 1794 days


#5 posted 903 days ago

Great gifts! There all great, they should be a big hit!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View deon's profile

deon

2158 posts in 1631 days


#6 posted 903 days ago

Beautiful gifts for Valantine’s day

-- Dreaming patterns

View spud72's profile

spud72

303 posts in 2099 days


#7 posted 903 days ago

Well done

Guy

-- Guy,PEI

View Blackie_'s profile

Blackie_

3293 posts in 1118 days


#8 posted 903 days ago

I think I may have jumped the gun Robert, LOL I posted mine a couple weeks ago give or take, they are already nestled in my gallery. Nice Boxes you have.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

View Martyroc's profile

Martyroc

2708 posts in 911 days


#9 posted 903 days ago

These came out really nice

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

View bugz's profile

bugz

773 posts in 1269 days


#10 posted 903 days ago

Great boxes Robert, as always. Lots of different woods. Great use of wood.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

View Gary's profile

Gary

1014 posts in 2929 days


#11 posted 902 days ago

Nice work. Real nice.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

View robert triplett's profile

robert triplett

1481 posts in 1710 days


#12 posted 902 days ago

Thanks for the comments. Blackie, I forgot about yours. They are nice.
A1Jim, Remember, I use nice wood to hide lack of skill, unlike others here who do this for a living.
I took them to the local coffee shop/ gallery and a guy bought one as soon as it came out of the container.
Now back to the 19 boxes in parts I set aside to do these. Three day weekend and some of that should be in the shop.

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

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11099 posts in 1710 days


#13 posted 901 days ago

Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!Jim

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

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