Walnut Crotch and Maple Box

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Project by Scott Dirt Road Woodworks posted 09-12-2017 06:30 PM 1148 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this little box from a strip of maple floorboard I found in my wood shed and a piece of walnut crotch I bought last year at a flea market. It has a suede insert on the inside. I finished it with boiled linseed oil.


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#1 posted 09-12-2017 08:24 PM

Very nice work sir

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 09-12-2017 11:15 PM

Beautiful box and the crotch is excellent.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 09-13-2017 04:10 PM

Wow! This is such a nice box and the wood is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 09-13-2017 06:11 PM

Really nice. the walnut is beautiful, and i really like the way you lined it with leather and left a tab for opening it!

-- Pete

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#5 posted 09-14-2017 01:24 AM

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#6 posted 09-14-2017 07:32 AM

Linkovitch, the crotch walnut is beautiful. I like the contrast in the woods you chose. The rounded corners and edges have nice eye appeal. This sweet box looks like it is sticking its tongue out at me. For box making tips to think about, you might look here.

-- Big Al in IN

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