LumberJocks

blanket box. black walnut and splated elm

  • Advertise with us
Project by bdft posted 02-25-2012 03:36 AM 4444 views 12 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is for my niece’s upcoming wedding, I wanted to give them something special. I picked a shaker style although slightly modified done in black walnut and spalted elm finished in shellac.





12 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

117803 posts in 4145 days


#1 posted 02-25-2012 03:51 AM

That’s way beyond shaker very very nice blanket box.

View Bobsboxes's profile

Bobsboxes

1371 posts in 3232 days


#2 posted 02-25-2012 04:09 AM

great looking, great color contrast, great woods, alltogether make a very nice gift. AND Wellcome to lumberjocks….

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

View jim1953's profile

jim1953

2738 posts in 4410 days


#3 posted 02-25-2012 04:21 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

View bytebullet's profile

bytebullet

32 posts in 2874 days


#4 posted 02-25-2012 08:29 AM

Like it. Love the wood. Great finish.

-- Rod, London UK

View BrandonR's profile

BrandonR

64 posts in 2861 days


#5 posted 02-25-2012 08:45 AM

Nice work, those colors look amazing together.

View vipond33's profile

vipond33

1405 posts in 3065 days


#6 posted 02-25-2012 10:04 AM

Graceful curves, beautiful raised panels, is that aromatic cedar in the interior?

-- [email protected] : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32086 posts in 3434 days


#7 posted 02-25-2012 12:36 PM

It’s a beautiful chest and a nice style.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View Don W's profile

Don W

19387 posts in 3135 days


#8 posted 02-25-2012 03:18 PM

sweat!!

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

View Martyroc's profile

Martyroc

2712 posts in 2874 days


#9 posted 02-25-2012 06:27 PM

really nice job, great gift for the wedding.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

View WeekendWoodworking's profile

WeekendWoodworking

69 posts in 3167 days


#10 posted 02-27-2012 02:49 PM

Beautiful!!! Making one myself that is similiar. Hope to post when done. Mine is a toy chest I am making for a friends daughter.

-- Steve

View Shatner's profile

Shatner

9 posts in 2660 days


#11 posted 09-02-2012 08:14 PM

Love the raised panels.

View Buckethead's profile

Buckethead

3195 posts in 2437 days


#12 posted 07-22-2015 03:29 AM

Is this project three years old? Still looks fantastic. Superb chest. Fantastic looking grain, fine workmanship, excellent design.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com