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Figured Walnut and Maple Box (Another Christmas Gift)

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Project by tsdahc posted 12-18-2012 01:18 AM 1659 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this box for a christmas gift. I had a great piece of figured walnut that I re-sawed for the top, the sides are maple with walnut splines, walnut trim piece on the bottom and a solid walnut panel for the bottom of the box. I used SOSS Barrel hinges they make for a nice clean look I think. I finished it with tung oil and poly then used a nice coating of paste wax.





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gfadvm

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#1 posted 12-18-2012 01:50 AM

A beautiful box.

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

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#2 posted 12-18-2012 02:00 AM

The walnut figure is gorgeous and the contrast with the maple is really nice. Good job!

-- Nicky

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wooded

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#3 posted 12-18-2012 02:40 AM

I’m really proud of you and I don’t even know you!................;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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#4 posted 12-18-2012 03:00 AM

A sweet box. Nice clean lines and very nice wood.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#5 posted 12-18-2012 05:29 AM

That’s gorgeous ,a very fine box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 12-18-2012 10:28 AM

Great Looking Box TS!!
The Walnut is beautiful and your finish on it came out excellent…
Congratulations on your first year here on LJ’s too!! :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#7 posted 12-18-2012 02:55 PM

A beautiful box. The walnut top looks great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 12-18-2012 05:33 PM

Wonderful looking box. Love the figure of the top.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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#9 posted 12-19-2012 04:37 AM

A beautiful piece. Really well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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