No. 5 Walnut Tine

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Project by wood2art posted 02-14-2014 06:23 PM 1765 views 11 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my larger bentwood boxes. It is made from Walnut and Walnut Burl measuring 16 1/2” long, 8 1/2” wide, and 7” high. I have found that most of the Walnut Burl, that I have acquired, has a lot of holes and bark inclusions, so with a lot of finessing, I got the larger pieces cut out for the different elements. It is finished with Tung oil and urethane wipe on finish.

-- Jim, Minnesota

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#1 posted 02-14-2014 06:26 PM

Great looking box with nice details.
Only one photo???

-- mike...............

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#2 posted 02-14-2014 06:38 PM

+1 redryder…..
Very beautiful work here…too bad that here isn’t more photos…
Well done!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#3 posted 02-14-2014 06:38 PM

Outstanding piece !
Would like to see more pics of this .

-- Kiefer 松

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#4 posted 02-14-2014 07:07 PM

Jim, beautiful stuff here. I especially like the highly sculpted handle and the scalloped overlap. I would love a shot of the inside of the box. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 02-14-2014 07:26 PM

wow, that is beautiful, amazing work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#6 posted 02-14-2014 07:42 PM

gorgeous box. love the top handle and the sea serpents??/dragons??

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#7 posted 02-14-2014 08:13 PM

Absolutely amazing! I really like this box. I have always wanted to make a bent wood box but just havne’t made the time to attempt it. Now, when I get to it, just a box with lid won’t cut it. I will have to try and add those special details to it, like you do. Nice work!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#8 posted 02-14-2014 08:27 PM

I just love the boxes you build Jim. It shows you enjoy building them.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#9 posted 02-14-2014 08:29 PM

Beautiful workmanship! Very Mediaeval looking.

-- Leafherder

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#10 posted 02-14-2014 08:51 PM

Very nice looking. I have to ask, what is the light colored material. It looks like a zip strip that interlocks… But I don’t think it is. Did you carve that?

-- Jeff NJ

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#11 posted 02-14-2014 09:30 PM

Jim…. that is beautiful work! Love it.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#12 posted 02-14-2014 10:00 PM

Very Nice Indeed Jim! Thanks For Sharing.


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#13 posted 02-14-2014 10:11 PM

Very cool. Definitely requires more than one photo.

-- Julian

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#14 posted 02-14-2014 11:42 PM

These pieces are just incredible. They feel modern, but evoke old Viking styles all at once.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#15 posted 02-14-2014 11:46 PM

Love the carved heads and handle. Very nice looking piece.

-- Tom D

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