Walnut and Maple Keepsake Box


Here’s another keepsake box. This one is made from solid walnut and curly maple, and a veneered maple panel for the box bottom. The laminated construction does give the box joints a unique look and gives a little something extra in contrast. Lined in ruby red velvet and finished in satin lacquer.

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The curly maple and walnut “sandwich” is outstanding. Another lovely box!

Is the velvet lining removable?


“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin

Thank you. Yes it is. I apply the velvet to poster board and cut to a friction fit

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woa, that is way cool. it appears to almost be stitched from the end

Thank you Wes

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very cool nice work.

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Thank you Jim

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I really like this one. Love the contrast colours.

Thanks Sheri !

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Thank you Bruce!

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I'm assuming you laminated the maple to the walnut then cut you box joints?
Fantastic effect, has a neo-modern look. Well done!
very cool look. love it.

working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

A great box, the finger joints are wonderful contrast in the construction. Well done.

Main Street to the Mountains

I'm liking this box! Interesting laminations, I've never done it that way.

Steven- Random Orbital Nailer

Thank you everyone! Yes I laminate the woods together first, then do the joinery

Measure "at least" twice and cut once