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My first attempt at an Andy style Art Box, they are made of Maple and Purple Heart. Each one has their own flaws but overall I’m happy how they turned out. A BIG thanks to Andy for his great instructions.
-- Alan, Prince George
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#1 posted 11-26-2009 10:00 AM
Only the builder ever knows where the flaws are – nicely done.
-- If you can't joint it, bead it!
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#2 posted 11-26-2009 11:27 AM
Nice work, Alan!! Great Wood selection… Flaws? Pish-posh, I don’t see any flaws… :)
-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.
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#3 posted 11-26-2009 04:03 PM
nice work came out pretty good, wish i can see the inside. lol :-)
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://email@example.com
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#4 posted 11-26-2009 04:24 PM
Nice work, Alan. Andy better watch out… you’re coming. :-)
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#5 posted 11-26-2009 04:26 PM
Got to try that. Where is my round-2-it? Great Job!!!
-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi
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#6 posted 11-26-2009 04:41 PM
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#7 posted 11-26-2009 04:47 PM
Great job. Those are some first class boxes. Your results show just how good an instructor Andy is, I think his tutorial is one of the clearest set of instruction I have ever read.
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#8 posted 11-26-2009 06:17 PM
Very nice boxes Andy
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#9 posted 11-26-2009 06:33 PM
My woodworking mentor puts it thus: “The difference between a new woodworker and a master craftsman is that it is harder to find the craftsman’s inevitable mistakes”.
-- Derek, Bremerton WA --
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#10 posted 11-26-2009 07:26 PM
love maple and purple heart together
-- -erik & christy-
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#11 posted 11-26-2009 11:08 PM
Mighty fine looking boxes Alan. beautiful wood.
-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none
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#12 posted 11-26-2009 11:49 PM
Nice, the light seems to reflect really well of the middle one.
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#13 posted 11-27-2009 12:24 AM
well done … how many hours do you have in them ?
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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#14 posted 11-27-2009 12:33 AM
Nice work Alan. I find that after time the flaws seem to fade but then again it could just be my memory.
-- Ray , Florence Alabama
#15 posted 11-27-2009 01:49 AM
Thanks for the comments. Andy’s instructions are great; it must have taken him a long time to document the process. Dan, I was going to track how many hours it took but that only lasted the first two times in the shop and by the time I thought of it again it was too late to remember all the 1/2 hours and 1 hours here and there. I am going to try to remember better next time to track hours just so I have some idea, I assume the pros track there hours very carefully.
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