Walnut Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by Chuck posted 671 days ago 778 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made from walnut my grandma gave that I mentioned in my blog Wood from the Past
I gave grandma this box for her birthday, I had asked her if there was anything I could make her from the walnut and she didn’t have any thing she wanted built. So I came up the idea to make a box to hold my grandpa’s Bible in. This meant a lot to me since the walnut tree was cut down by grandpa on his farm a long time ago.

I finished the box with boiled linseed oil, 4 coats of shellac and a wax finish.

-- Chuck,

6 comments so far

View bhog's profile


1986 posts in 1294 days

#1 posted 671 days ago

Chuck,nice box,and beautiful walnut.I bet she was really happy,and proud.Love the fact you used wood he cut down,awesome stuff.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

View gfadvm's profile (online now)


10599 posts in 1293 days

#2 posted 670 days ago

Chuck, That is a beautiful box and a great story to go with it. She will cherish that box always.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

13351 posts in 941 days

#3 posted 670 days ago

Anything for grandma. Beautiful box.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

View SuburbanDon's profile


482 posts in 1597 days

#4 posted 670 days ago

Very nice. Great finish.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

View helluvawreck's profile


15443 posts in 1470 days

#5 posted 670 days ago

This is really nice and the walnut is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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

View Chuck's profile


56 posts in 902 days

#6 posted 668 days ago

Thanks guys, it was a fun project,

-- Chuck,

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

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase