Walnut Chest

  • Advertise with us
Project by swandog posted 01-01-2013 05:45 PM 1547 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Walnut Chest
Walnut Chest No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I built this walnut chest for my sister a couple of years ago. I’m a hobby woodworker and I’m inspired by others pictures so I thought I’d throw my design out there. The walnut used is somewhat sentimental as it came from my great-grandfathers farm in Iowa. Walnut is one of my favorite types of wood.

7 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


117234 posts in 3722 days

#1 posted 01-01-2013 06:42 PM

Welcome to Ljs
This is a very nice chest,great job.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

View learnin2do's profile


889 posts in 2996 days

#2 posted 01-01-2013 07:01 PM

just plain -wow- !
I don’t do my walnut that much justice!
If i don’t get to milling it soon, i won’t even have a chance to ruin it with my woodwork tools!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

View Ken90712's profile


17575 posts in 3333 days

#3 posted 01-01-2013 07:34 PM

Great work. I’m in the process of making one similar to this right now. Great work and welcome to LJ’s the greatest web site out there!

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

View dean2336's profile


238 posts in 3054 days

#4 posted 01-01-2013 08:37 PM

welcome to lumberjocks—-you’ll like it here—i like the plain design

-- dean2336,nebr.

View inchanga's profile


117 posts in 2257 days

#5 posted 01-01-2013 09:10 PM

Nice job. I really like the contrasting colours

-- chris, north wales

View MonteCristo's profile


2099 posts in 2333 days

#6 posted 01-01-2013 11:17 PM

Nice clean design and contrast between the frame and the panels. Personally,I think I would have kept the grain direction consistent (likely all vertical) on the panels.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

View swandog's profile


17 posts in 2116 days

#7 posted 01-02-2013 03:10 AM

Thanks everyone. There is a lot of talent on this site. Plenty of inspiration to try to improve. Dwight I agree that those panels should have been all vertical.

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