Simple Walnut Box

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Project by jrwoodman posted 03-20-2014 04:28 PM 1343 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another plain walnut box with multiple coats of clear poly.

-- Jon - Lathrop, CA - "Smile and wave boys. Smile and wave."

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#1 posted 03-20-2014 04:49 PM

Nice box, nicely made.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#2 posted 03-20-2014 06:19 PM

Yup, that’s a beauty for sure!


-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs.

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#3 posted 03-20-2014 07:21 PM

Very nice. I like simple elegant lines

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#4 posted 03-20-2014 09:35 PM

Very nice simple box, nice clean straight lines, beautiful wood and nice finish…great job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 03-20-2014 11:06 PM

I like the idea of using a bit of sapwood. Most people don’t but I think it adds a flare to it. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 03-20-2014 11:08 PM

Forgot, Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 03-21-2014 12:02 AM

Nice job and I too like the sapwood ‘accent’.

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

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#8 posted 03-21-2014 12:38 AM

Ditto on the sap wood. Keep up the good work.

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#9 posted 03-21-2014 03:30 AM

I am jumping on board with the sapwood. I think you did the tree proud. I’ve not worked with walnut; don’t know why I live in one of the walnut capitals of the world.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#10 posted 03-21-2014 11:37 AM

I love working with walnut. Such a beautiful and elegant box. I really like that it looks “seamless” with all the miter cut. Very nicely made.

-- -Nickel Risk

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#11 posted 03-22-2014 12:35 PM

Jon, elegant box and I really like using the sapwood

-- Tim Harrelson

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#12 posted 03-26-2014 03:20 PM

Simple but looks really good. Like the pretty walnut, tight joints and clean lines. Great job!

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