Walt's Box

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Project by sptfish posted 806 days ago 767 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is for Walt, my good friend for over 40 years, and I am only 49. He is turning 80 this year so I tried to make a box he would like.

Made of walnut, the top crotch part was something I have had for several years and was waiting for the rght project for the piece. I had to stain all other pieces to match in color, and several coats of poly.

Now that I have the pictures I noticed how much dust was on the box. So back to the shop for an overall detail cleaning and polish. Much better, now. So off to Walt it went. Of course I forgot to take pictures after the cleaning and polishing. Duh!

(Some times the best person to laugh at, is yourself)

-- Sptfish, Naples, Florida,

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#1 posted 806 days ago

That is some creative work, love the walnut top and sure that Walt will love it!

-- $tudie

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#2 posted 806 days ago

Nice job and gorgeous walnut top!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 806 days ago

it’s an outstanding box and Walt will love it.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 805 days ago

I like the wood you featured on the top. It has a beautiful grain. Nice, thoughtful gift.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 805 days ago

Thanks everone, he should have it in a couple days..

-- Sptfish, Naples, Florida,

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#6 posted 805 days ago

Nicely done, I am sure it will be greatly apprechiated

-- Norman

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