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Project by wood2art posted 157 days ago 1319 views 10 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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redryder

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#1 posted 157 days ago

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

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

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kdc68

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#2 posted 157 days ago

+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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kiefer

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#3 posted 157 days ago

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

-- Kiefer 松

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Boxguy

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#4 posted 157 days ago

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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steve_in_ohio

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#5 posted 157 days ago

wow, that is beautiful, amazing work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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michelletwo

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#6 posted 157 days ago

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

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Brett

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#7 posted 157 days ago

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 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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Hawaiilad

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#8 posted 157 days ago

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

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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leafherder

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#9 posted 157 days ago

Beautiful workmanship! Very Mediaeval looking.

-- Leafherder

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woodchuckerNJ

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#10 posted 157 days ago

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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Spoontaneous

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#11 posted 157 days ago

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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Rick

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#12 posted 157 days ago

Very Nice Indeed Jim! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Julian

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#13 posted 157 days ago

Very cool. Definitely requires more than one photo.

-- Julian

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BTimmons

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#14 posted 157 days ago

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

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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tomd

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#15 posted 157 days ago

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

-- Tom D

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