Salt Box

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Project by Henri Monnier posted 04-17-2013 02:36 PM 1105 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Salt Box is Walnut. The lid is ‘hinged’ to the base with a dowel pin. There are rare earth magnets on the front (top and base) to snap the lid closed.It is finished with many coats of ‘wipe on’ poly, no stain.

Several of these have been made as gifts, with some variation, Poplar top, different carving, etc.. I plan to layer the base on the next one so it has a 1/2 Walnut and 1/2 Poplar base, with a Walnut top.

Plans are available to those interested…..

-- |~ Henrii~|- - We'll be friends till we're old and senile... Then we'll be new friends!!

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#1 posted 04-17-2013 07:56 PM

That’s a beautiful piece! Would love to see the two tone. The walnut sure is nice though. Great job!

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#2 posted 04-17-2013 11:51 PM

Nice work Henri. Welcome to LJs.
You even got the flute on the side to come out pretty well.
Have you tried the square or round ones yet?


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 04-28-2013 02:44 PM

Nicely done Henri…....I tried my hand at chip carving, but I need a lot more practice… got it down….

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#4 posted 06-08-2017 05:55 PM

This is a beautiful salt box.

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

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