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Project by TwoByTwo posted 12-14-2016 03:52 PM 1847 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first Ammo box (real box) I have ever built and I’m very proud of it for sure. I used African Sapele for the box itself, African Shedua for the strapping and Cedar for the bottom. I had to biscuit the top and bottom pieces to get the width I wanted. This project was a real challenge for me, how can a simple box be that big of a deal to build? Haha ya ok…......

-- Adam j Reff





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 12-14-2016 04:23 PM

That’s much to nice of a box for ammo storage. Beautiful wood and fantastic dovetails.

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majuvla

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#2 posted 12-14-2016 04:33 PM

Beautiful corner joinery and metal parts are real match to it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 12-14-2016 04:37 PM

I would be proud to carry that around. Great ammo box.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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woodbutcherbynight

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#4 posted 12-14-2016 05:02 PM

That is one nice ammo box. As for simple box yeah been there and done that. Never seems to amaze me how simple plan goes deep south in about 10 seconds…. LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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papadan

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#5 posted 12-14-2016 05:58 PM

Really nice box, clean dovetails. Congrats!

-- Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity!

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Ted78

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#6 posted 12-14-2016 07:46 PM

Great looking dovetails. The ‘simpler’ anything is. the more obvious and glaring any little imperfection becomes. I don’t see any on this box so that’s saying something!

-- Ted

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balidoug

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#7 posted 12-14-2016 09:21 PM

Wonderful design and great execution. Thanks.

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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DaleMaley

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#8 posted 12-14-2016 10:35 PM

Nice job!

-- Dale, Illinois, http://dalemaley.webs.com/

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 12-14-2016 11:08 PM

This is a very nice and practical box that is so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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TwoByTwo

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#10 posted 12-15-2016 04:01 AM

Wow, it’s so nice to hear all of your great comments. At my work, we always go in on a gift for the boss for Xmas and for some strange reason I opened my mouth and said “I could build an ammo box”? I was paid for the wood/supplies. I don’t think anyone there actually knows what something like that costs in the real world. But ya know it’s going to be so rewarding to see the boss man look that over. Raise? Lol..

Again thank you for the kind words.

-- Adam j Reff

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david38

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#11 posted 12-15-2016 03:11 PM

looks good

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GR8HUNTER

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#12 posted 12-15-2016 04:03 PM

really nice ammo box …...... GREAT JOB …...... GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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TwoByTwo

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#13 posted 12-16-2016 03:54 AM

WOW! Top 3… So exciting, Thank you!!

-- Adam j Reff

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obi999

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#14 posted 12-18-2016 06:38 PM

Ohhh -so beautiful!!! Like it that much, great work!

Thank you for sharing.

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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