LumberJocks

Walnut Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by jaykaypur posted 450 days ago 1325 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was made from a piece that had been laying around for awhile. Love the grain in it and the “box” itself came together fine but the lid took me 3 tries to get it just right. The 1st one the planer chewed up, the 2nd one I screwed up and the 3rd one is what it is….......done! LOL

The box measures 12L x 6W x 3H and is finished with danish oil. The dividers were an after thought. They turned out okay and can be easily removed. All in all, I am pleased with how it turned out. May still add a lift and/or clasp to it but then again, I will probably just LEAVE IT ALONE!!

Thanks for the looks and comments.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!





18 comments so far

View Monte Pittman's profile (online now)

Monte Pittman

13340 posts in 941 days


#1 posted 450 days ago

Great piece of walnut. Beautiful work.

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

View lew's profile

lew

9954 posts in 2358 days


#2 posted 450 days ago

I agree on the grain. It is fantastic!!

Love the hinges, too!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View jjw5858's profile

jjw5858

1110 posts in 1205 days


#3 posted 450 days ago

This looks great! The grain and the entire layout make this a really nice looking piece. Awesome job on it! Nice photo shoot too.

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

View Gene Howe's profile

Gene Howe

5415 posts in 2031 days


#4 posted 450 days ago

Very nice. Great hinge idea. Love that grain pattern.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

View bowtie's profile

bowtie

811 posts in 948 days


#5 posted 450 days ago

Beautiful box, Beautiful grain, I like those hinges

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

View amagineer's profile

amagineer

1383 posts in 1200 days


#6 posted 450 days ago

Am I looking at the end grain of the Black Walnut, because it is just fabulous. You created a wonderful box.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

View DaytonHM's profile

DaytonHM

129 posts in 945 days


#7 posted 450 days ago

BINGO!! Thats a beauty!!

Well Done Jay!

-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

View Roger's profile

Roger

14166 posts in 1407 days


#8 posted 450 days ago

Wow! Trees have such unforseen beauty hiding in it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

10598 posts in 1293 days


#9 posted 450 days ago

Very nice! I love the grain on that walnut. Your hinges are right up my alley!

Are the hinges doweled to the lid?

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

View Natalie 's profile

Natalie

366 posts in 569 days


#10 posted 450 days ago

Very nice arrangement of the grain, and I love the thin stock. I often think people use stock for boxes that is way too thick. How strong does a small box have to be. I think the thin stock is much more elegant.

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Mainiac Matt

3839 posts in 931 days


#11 posted 450 days ago

looks awesome!

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

View tomd's profile

tomd

1727 posts in 2373 days


#12 posted 450 days ago

Very attractive box, don’t leave it outside.

-- Tom D

View kiefer's profile

kiefer

2959 posts in 1269 days


#13 posted 450 days ago

I am green with envy Jay .
Looking at that beautiful walnut my mouth is just watering .
Gorgeous box you made !!!!!!!!!!!

-- Kiefer 松

View HillbillyShooter's profile

HillbillyShooter

4367 posts in 895 days


#14 posted 449 days ago

Nice job on some beautiful wood.

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

View koog's profile

koog

83 posts in 860 days


#15 posted 449 days ago

WOW
Love the grain
another fine job from the Bergton center

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

showing 1 through 15 of 18 comments

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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase