LumberJocks

Greene and Greene box

  • Advertise with us
Project by Matthew Allard posted 04-24-2011 01:44 PM 3427 views 16 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello Fellow Lumberjocks,

This is a little Greene and Greene box inspired by Darrell Peart. I built this for a bottle of Champange to give to my youngest cousin at her wedding. The wood is Cherry and Maple, plugs are Fast-Caps.





13 comments so far

View Mickey Cassiba's profile

Mickey Cassiba

312 posts in 1779 days


#1 posted 04-24-2011 02:51 PM

Very nice…I’m sure she’ll love it!

-- One of these hammers oughta fix that...

View Ampeater's profile

Ampeater

396 posts in 2495 days


#2 posted 04-24-2011 04:07 PM

Very beautiful. I like it. But not enough information. Is the maple decorative or functional? What does it look like on the inside? Is it one box or two? More, More, More.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

View SergioC's profile

SergioC

82 posts in 1414 days


#3 posted 04-24-2011 04:26 PM

How well do Fast-Caps work? I would be concerned about a major/signature feature of a piece like a G&G using a peel-off sticker. Do they push into a countersink or are they sitting on top of screws?

View Jamie Speirs's profile

Jamie Speirs

4163 posts in 1604 days


#4 posted 04-24-2011 04:42 PM

very nice

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112882 posts in 2324 days


#5 posted 04-24-2011 04:45 PM

Super work well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Matthew Allard's profile

Matthew Allard

28 posts in 2109 days


#6 posted 04-24-2011 07:35 PM

Sergio, The fast caps sit in a shallow mortise, and are attached with glue. I thought they looked fine. That being said… if I were to do it all over again I would have made them out of wood. :)

View blackcherry's profile

blackcherry

3201 posts in 2570 days


#7 posted 04-24-2011 09:20 PM

Mat the box looks fantastic, my only comment is that the locking jointery are too square and need more of the round over feel of the G&G style. Just my opinion, nice build thanks for posting BC

View SCOTSMAN's profile

SCOTSMAN

5586 posts in 2332 days


#8 posted 04-24-2011 09:43 PM

Really nice piece I love it. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

View itsmic's profile

itsmic

1419 posts in 1866 days


#9 posted 04-25-2011 05:05 PM

Interesting project, G&G is new to me, this piece makes you stop and look a while, it appears that it will Never come apart, and will hold lots of bottles as the years go by, she will love it, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

View SCOTSMAN's profile

SCOTSMAN

5586 posts in 2332 days


#10 posted 04-25-2011 05:47 PM

In my opinion all arts and crafts stuff is just the best woodworking we have had for a long time. There are some new pieces and new artists doing good work too.Keep showing us this type of work please . Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

View HerbC's profile

HerbC

1212 posts in 1607 days


#11 posted 04-25-2011 05:49 PM

Alistair,

I hope the recent comments I’ve seen you making mean that your wife’s health problems have eased up a bit.

Herb

-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15304 posts in 1936 days


#12 posted 04-26-2011 11:14 AM

Very nice would like to see the inside though. I really like the G & G style. Congrats! Sure they Loved it!

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

View Norman1's profile

Norman1

103 posts in 1514 days


#13 posted 01-22-2012 11:47 PM

Great looking box.

-- Michael A. Norman

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase