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Project by Mark1964 posted 12-20-2018 10:16 PM 817 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut body and lid. Curly cherry bottom. Cherry plywood dividers. Danish oil and lacquer. The knot hole in the lid was filled with clear epoxy.





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torus

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#1 posted 12-20-2018 10:43 PM

Mark, wow, this is an envy box for all fisherman!

-- "It's getting better..." - put this on my RIP stone!

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Scott Oldre

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#2 posted 12-20-2018 11:50 PM

Some awesome looking wood went into that box. Did you make all the dividers too?

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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Mark1964

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#3 posted 12-21-2018 01:27 AM

Yes I made the dividers also.

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#4 posted 12-21-2018 01:53 AM

Absolutely fantastic. What amazing wood!

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#5 posted 12-21-2018 02:34 AM

That is an awesome box!
Is someone actually going to take that out on a boat/pier and get it dirty?

I was ten years old when I saw my first muskellunge, a.k.a. muskie, which had been caught by a close friend of my Dad’s. It was caught on a baby duck lure and scared the living daylights out of me when he got it in the boat because it was over 25 pounds and looked like an alligator. (This was when I was living in Minnesota.)

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#6 posted 12-21-2018 02:58 AM

Lord Amighty if that isn’t the coolest looking tackle box I have ever laid eyes on. Wood choice is through the roof. Now are you really gonna drag that thing out in a boat?

Please state the dimensions. I know Musky lures are pretty big, and that looks more like a foot chest than a tackle box closed, but I’m not sure of how big, not that it matters that much.

OldNovice, I love that story. I was around 14, but it was hanging on a stringer, and already dead. It was 48” long, and weighed 52 pounds. It was scary dead. Just can’t imagine a live one in the boat with me, I’d be a dancin, and generally I am not a chicken.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#7 posted 12-21-2018 04:57 AM

Mighty fine looking musky box. If I could only get them all to fit in there. You always need another musky lure.
LOL.

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

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#8 posted 12-21-2018 11:45 AM

Nice selection of wood. Turned out really nice.

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RPhillips

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#9 posted 12-21-2018 12:34 PM

am I the only one that read “musty lure box”? LOL

Beautiful box. Well done. Love the wood choices.

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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#10 posted 12-21-2018 12:35 PM

Beautiful

-- Petey

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#11 posted 12-21-2018 07:06 PM

That’s beautiful. It drew me to want to look inside to see fine crafted lures.

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#12 posted 12-21-2018 07:08 PM

just gorgeous,if you didnt already fish this might get you wanting too.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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