LumberJocks

Andy Inspired Boxes

  • Advertise with us
Project by Dwayne Sneed posted 1695 days ago 1666 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Let me start with a huge thank you to Andy for his inspiration. I can only imagine the amount of time and effort he put into perfecting the design, and the absolutely incredible tutorial series. Your efforts are recognized and words cannot express the gratitude.
The first picture was my first attempt. This box was kind of like cleaning out the frig at the end of the week to make dinner; the box is made of hard maple, the medallion is walnut, the splines are jatoba and the handle is ebony.
The second picture is of boxes #3 and #4, both boxes are made from the same piece of bubenga, the difference in color comes from the box on the left is finished with 3 coats of Arm-r-Seal, and the box on the right is finished with lacquer.
The last three pictures are from the last set of boxes that I made, walnut and curly maple. Obviously there is a learning curve, I have certainly not reaches Andy’s level of perfection but will keep striving for that; I have made a total of 6 boxes now and I am sure there will be more.
Again Andy, thank you.

-- Dwayne Sneed – Pursuing the passion.





19 comments so far

View woodworm's profile

woodworm

14124 posts in 2189 days


#1 posted 1695 days ago

They are beautiful decorative boxes.
Andy should be proud of your work, I guess.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View whitedog's profile

whitedog

650 posts in 2056 days


#2 posted 1695 days ago

looks to me like you were a very good student at the Andy box class. these came out beautiful , i like them all.

-- Paul , Calfornia

View mnorusis's profile

mnorusis

153 posts in 1742 days


#3 posted 1695 days ago

those are awesome, well done.

For the pic with the 2 boxes (#’s 3 and 4), which one has which finish on it? (duh…nevermind)

-Mike

View Max's profile

Max

55956 posts in 2872 days


#4 posted 1695 days ago

Beautiful box’s and great choices of woods. You have done Andy proud…..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

View Kindlingmaker's profile

Kindlingmaker

2654 posts in 2125 days


#5 posted 1695 days ago

Beautiful work!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

View webwood's profile

webwood

618 posts in 1849 days


#6 posted 1695 days ago

great work dwayne

-- -erik & christy-

View ohwoodeye's profile

ohwoodeye

992 posts in 1752 days


#7 posted 1695 days ago

Very nice job. I too have “favorited” this project and plan on making one after the holidays.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

View RKW's profile

RKW

326 posts in 2046 days


#8 posted 1695 days ago

beautiful job dwayne, I think andy has inspired alot of people with these boxes. If i ever get caught up, i too plan on having a go at these boxes. Nicely done.

-- RKWoods

View stefang's profile

stefang

12580 posts in 1933 days


#9 posted 1695 days ago

Those are all fine looking and beautifully made boxes Dwayne. I loved the way you carved them and the contrasting woods you used.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Kent Shepherd's profile

Kent Shepherd

2697 posts in 1885 days


#10 posted 1695 days ago

Great boxes. Of course, they look better live and in person, but not everyone has that privilege.

Thanks for sharing

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

View woodbutcher's profile

woodbutcher

592 posts in 2765 days


#11 posted 1695 days ago

Dwayne Sneed,
They all look super good to me. I’m sure Andy is flattered, his tutorial was very well recieved and understood by yourself at least. Keep on keeping on!

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

View degoose's profile

degoose

6974 posts in 1954 days


#12 posted 1695 days ago

I can’t see any filler?

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

View CreekWoodworker's profile

CreekWoodworker

409 posts in 1897 days


#13 posted 1695 days ago

Very nice boxes, I like them all.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

View Dwayne Sneed's profile

Dwayne Sneed

21 posts in 1696 days


#14 posted 1695 days ago

Thank you all for your kind comments.
degoose – lol, no filler on this one, had to sign the back.

-- Dwayne Sneed – Pursuing the passion.

View huff's profile

huff

2782 posts in 1884 days


#15 posted 1695 days ago

Dwayne, Great job on the boxes. Andy has inspired many of us with his boxes. You have done him proud.
Nice choice of woods and great details. I’m glad you’ve joined LJ’s and thanks for sharing. Hope to see a many more of your projects.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

showing 1 through 15 of 19 comments

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

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase