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Project by Sivers posted 03-09-2011 11:26 PM 1453 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is an attmept I made at an Andy Art box. The medallion is bloodwood which was HARD to work. I was going to try to do some more sculpting and shaping but that bloodwood was just too hard.

This was a fun project to do, I started off with 3 boxes and one of them ended up in the workshop scrap bin. The other 2 worked out well but I only managed to get pictures of one. It was my first time using shellac. I did like the finish but wasn’t used to working with a finish that cured so became tacky so quickly.

Thanks Andy for taking the time to put such a great tutorial together. I don’t think I would have attempted this if it hadn’t been for you.

http://lumberjocks.com/Argyllshire/blog/9672





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JasonWagner

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#1 posted 03-10-2011 12:22 AM

Nice work on the box. They are addictive and also easy to mess up! I like the curly/quilted maple (if my guess is right)

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!

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#2 posted 03-10-2011 12:45 AM

That is one nice box.

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#3 posted 03-10-2011 01:00 AM

great looken box.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#4 posted 03-10-2011 03:49 AM

Nice looking box, well done.

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#5 posted 03-10-2011 03:22 PM

Well done Sivers!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#6 posted 03-10-2011 04:37 PM

it’s beautiful!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#7 posted 03-16-2011 07:12 AM

I just finished my first Andy box this past weekend. I used maple and cocobola with paduak splines. Yours looks great.

-- Greg, Concordia, Mo

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