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Project by Andy posted 11-13-2016 10:28 PM 2354 views 9 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is a commissioned piece for Scott in trade for some blacksmith lessons from him.
He is a true artist in the forge. Check out his website here. www.essentialcraftsman.com

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzr30osBdTmuFUS8IfXtXmg/feed?activity_view=3

This box is made from Quarter Sawn White Oak native to where I live in southern Oregon, and was milled by the customer.
The center lid panel is Ziricote and the handle is Brazilian Rosewood, woods I had on hand.
The divider sides are Oregon Maple (live edge) as is the tray.
Accents are Paduak and Walnut.
Finish is semi gloss lacquer.

Thanks for looking.

p.s.
I have a rather unique box that I will be posting next week, stay tuned.

-- If I can do it, so can you.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-13-2016 10:31 PM

Extra fine work as usual Andy ,Beautiful box.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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bobasaurus

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#2 posted 11-13-2016 10:36 PM

Another great box, as I’ve come to expect of your work. The ziricote is fantastic.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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Ron Aylor

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#3 posted 11-13-2016 11:22 PM

A true work of art. Beautiful!

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TomFran

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#4 posted 11-13-2016 11:37 PM

Andy,

I am amazed by your craftsmanship. You are a gifted craftsman.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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shipwright

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#5 posted 11-13-2016 11:54 PM

Nice to see an”Andy Box” again. It,s been too long, welcome back.
This one is beautiful as we have come to expect.
It’s hard to imagine what heights you will achieve if you acquire the kind of proficiency with metal that you have with wood. Best of luck on the quest.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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bushmaster

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#6 posted 11-13-2016 11:57 PM

very nice, impressive

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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woodshaver Tony C

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#7 posted 11-13-2016 11:58 PM

Another master piece… no less! Beautiful work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 11-14-2016 01:10 AM

Andy,

Nicely done as always. Nice to see my inspiration generator is turned back on. LOL! Best of luck on your trade and new directions. I just got a welder. Looking forward to seeing new evolutions/revolutions.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Andy

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#9 posted 11-14-2016 03:56 AM

Thank you all for the kind words, glad to be back :-)

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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Joe Lyddon

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#10 posted 11-14-2016 04:27 AM

Another GREAT box… by the Box Master!

Good to see you again… drop by a little more often!

COOL WORK!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Boxguy

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#11 posted 11-14-2016 05:33 AM

Andy, you are my hero. Guess we will be seeing you hammering on Forged In Fire soon. As to this box, your carving has a wonderful flow to it. I like the subtle way you made the thin dividers stronger with the inserted ends and the small storage box. Hope your blacksmith friend is a good teacher, because it is a beautiful box you are swapping. Nice to see your work again. Keep the anvil ringing and your coals hot.

-- Big Al in IN

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jaykaypur

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#12 posted 11-14-2016 09:46 AM

Excellent job on this. Very nice.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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MustacheMike

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#13 posted 11-14-2016 11:26 AM

Very nice

-- You can trust Mike -" because I will never pull your stash!" See my show weekly at Stumpynubs.com

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#14 posted 11-14-2016 11:38 AM

another winner..enjoy seeing your boxes they all are works of art!!!

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#15 posted 11-14-2016 01:09 PM

Very nice sculpturing. I’m still trying to find just right type of wood and box to do that.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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