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Custom Walnut Box

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Project by jbschutz posted 01-06-2019 02:07 PM 688 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This little box is a custom order.......The client wanted a momento to give to a friend who had just lost her husband. He had been an avid fisherman….hence the Polynesian fish hook on the lid.
The box is solid walnut, about 4.5×6.5 inches, with a dadoed in bottom, The lid is hinged with hidden pins that pass through the sides. The corners feature walnut splines. I carved the fish hook from walnut and created a lift by dadoing in a strip of walnut across the lid. The finish is Minwax semi-gloss poly, sanded to 320 between coats. The interior is lined with gold suede.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com





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#1 posted 01-06-2019 02:47 PM

good looking box – fish hook a nice touch, the lift breaks the top yet fits in – nice

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 01-08-2019 03:51 AM

Nice design and execution.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#3 posted 01-08-2019 07:59 PM

Love the color of the wood and detailing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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