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Black Walnut Chest

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Project by IanWellako posted 03-18-2016 04:10 PM 1331 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Black Walnut, oil based rub on poly. I used Maple for splines. I filled the wood void with pyrite to look like a vein of gold. I think the whole turquoise filling has gotten a little cliche. Just my opinion of course.

-- - Joe





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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 03-18-2016 06:15 PM

I like that you used a lighter wood for the splines, your chest looks great!

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#2 posted 03-18-2016 10:42 PM

I think that your chest looks great and you’ve done a fine job on it. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Mean_Dean

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#3 posted 03-19-2016 12:00 AM

Very nice looking chest! I like that walnut/maple combo!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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Ivan

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#4 posted 03-19-2016 01:55 PM

Nice box, I adore walnut wood.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 03-20-2016 04:42 AM

Joe, welcome to Lumberland. I like your box. The colors are a good contrast. The filling is different. The corner splines work well, and the chain stop is fine.
I take it you are left-handed. I especially like the finish and grain in the top board. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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