hand turned wooden box in Apple wood

Making A Turned Box

Making A Turned Box

hand turned wooden box in Apple wood

I think turned boxes are wonderful, I love to handle them. They can be a challenge to make as there are a number of steps and the difference between success and failure is small.

Gnarly Apple Wood

Gnarly Apple Wood

Inside the Gnarly Apple Log

Inside the Gnarly Apple Log

turning apple wood

Getting Rounder

Turning the inside of the lid

Working the bottom

Turning a box in Apple wood

Ready to shape the outside of the box.

The Completed Box

The Inside of the Box

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01 - This doesn't look like much now, but who knows what is inside. I found this branch at an old orchard. The owners were kind enough to let me and my daughter walk among their apple trees on beautiful summer afternoon and gather up some of the limbs they had pruned off their trees.
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