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Project by Andy posted 11-27-2016 11:23 PM 2060 views 6 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This pair of pencil boxes are a commission for a credit union to replace coffee cups that were drafted for that purpose.
They are Walnut, one with a continuous texture and the other a soft contour.
Each is about 5” square x 4” tall.
Thanks for looking.

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





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#1 posted 11-27-2016 11:32 PM

You’re going to need some very special pencils to keep up with those boxes

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#2 posted 11-27-2016 11:55 PM

I’v seen many pencil boxes in my day none of which looked this good! I hope they keep a close eye on them or they may grow legs! Nice work!

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

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#3 posted 11-28-2016 12:02 AM

Your work is always such a pleasure to see. They should be super satisfied with these boxes

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#4 posted 11-28-2016 12:16 AM

great work on this project – hope they glue them down!

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#5 posted 11-28-2016 12:25 AM

Great work looking good.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 11-28-2016 01:13 AM

Very well done! I like the texturing very well.

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#7 posted 11-28-2016 02:50 AM

Andy,

Nicely done sir.
What is the accent wood? Maple?

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#8 posted 11-28-2016 02:54 AM

Thank you all, I appreciate the comments and support over the years.
Doc, its maple and the other is paduak.

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

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#9 posted 11-28-2016 03:51 AM

Bravo…

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#10 posted 11-28-2016 04:01 AM

Nice Andy. I make similar ones with marquetry. They are always popular as I am sure these will be.
They sure are pretty.

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#11 posted 11-28-2016 06:04 AM

Andy, these are beautiful works of art. They are a box, but they are textured, sculpted, splined. rounded, and masterfully crafted. I would chain them down. I always enjoy seeing your work and the imagination you put into creating it. You are my hero. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#12 posted 11-28-2016 07:14 AM

They are so beautiful – wood looks great. Splines always make those boxes nicer.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 11-28-2016 11:29 AM

nicely done ..always enjoy seeing your projects!!!!

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#14 posted 11-28-2016 12:32 PM

Very nice.

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#15 posted 11-28-2016 01:05 PM

Andy, these are very nice and practical and I love the details. They are so beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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