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Project by gbear posted 1533 days ago 2029 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Five friends and I get together for drinks everytime someone’s birthday rolls around. This group has been together for 30 years or more. One of the girls will usually buy a couple of boxes of See’s candy for everyone to enjoy during the evenings fun and the birthday person takes home the remainder.
When I saw Andy’s Candy Box I knew it would be the perfect gift to one of the gals who just turned 60.
The box is made of curly maple with accents in cocobole, walnut, and ebony. Thanks to Andy for the design and tutlage and quick response when I needed to know how he made the hinge pins.

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA





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savannah505

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#1 posted 1533 days ago

That is so cool, great work, it’s a beauty.

-- Dan Wiggins

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donjoe

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#2 posted 1533 days ago

Very nice box. I think Andy will approve.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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shopmania

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#3 posted 1533 days ago

Very nice job!! Really beautiful box.

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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poroskywood

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#4 posted 1533 days ago

I thought this was another Andy box. By Andy! Good job gbear. Your friends will love it!

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1533 days ago

fantastic andy box great job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Box

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#6 posted 1533 days ago

You did an excellent job on your box. Your friend will most certainly treasure it forever.. (fill it up with some chocolates when you give it to her).

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Bearpie

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#7 posted 1533 days ago

I agree with everybody that this is a very beautiful box. Good job on this Gbear!

Erwin Jacksonville,FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Monty Queen

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#8 posted 1533 days ago

Great Job. Looks good.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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michelletwo

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#9 posted 1533 days ago

impressive as all heck

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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stefang

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#10 posted 1532 days ago

Great work and great box.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Kent Shepherd

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#11 posted 1532 days ago

When I clicked on the picture, I thought it was one of Andy’s. He should be flattered—You did a great
job with it. It is very impressive.

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

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Gary

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#12 posted 1532 days ago

I think it’s cool. Also cool that someone gets credit for the inspiration to the point where a box-style is named for them.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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Andy

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#13 posted 1531 days ago

Wow! I dont remember taking pictures of my box with that background…hmmm…must be from drinking spoiled prune juice.

Wait a minute! Thats not my box, its just a great rendition of it. Very well done Gbear, you did a nice job on this. It will be greatly appeciated.
Andy

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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gbear

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#14 posted 1531 days ago

Thanks for all the great feedback and to Andy in particular…I’m glad YOU approved. I did put a box of chocolates in the box before giving it to my friend and it was loved by everyone…and you all know, thats what we strive for.

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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Karson

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#15 posted 1531 days ago

Great looking box.

I’ve had a few of Sea’s candies that a friend brought from the west coast to the east coast.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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