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Anchors Aweigh, Brazilian Cherry and Maple box with carved walnut anchor. This box was made especially to sell at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum, here in Winona, MN….and it went immediately. It features curved sides and maple corner and lift-tab detail, and the lid is hinged with hidden pins. Approx. 5.5×8.5 and finished with hand-rubbed poly.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com





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shipwright

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#1 posted 08-01-2011 11:32 PM

Nice Sea chest and congrats on the quick sale.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Tim Kindrick

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#2 posted 08-02-2011 12:19 AM

Very nice!! I really like the Maple corners!!!!!!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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itsmic

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#3 posted 08-02-2011 01:14 AM

Sharp looking box, Fine anchor carving and a cool shape, I guess it was Anchor’s Away for this one, nice job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 08-02-2011 01:29 AM

Looks really nice. Glad to hear it sold right away. That sounds like more box orders. Good luck.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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LittlePaw

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#5 posted 08-02-2011 02:43 AM

No wonder it sold right away! I really like the maple corners!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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RogerBean

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#6 posted 08-02-2011 02:44 AM

I’m always anxious to see your next carved lid appliqué. Leaves, seals, dolphins, and now anchors. And they always look great. What’s next?
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 08-02-2011 03:15 AM

Very nice Bud ! Hope you got a nice price for the piece. Regards DAN

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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rimfire7891

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#8 posted 08-02-2011 05:25 AM

Hi jb,

Very nicely done. Will have to try the corner detail on the next ones.
Was in Winona this spring to see Fastenal. Winona rocks.

Thanks jb

-- Playing with wood and metal for the last 50 years, driving and building Land Cruisers for the last 40. Experience is what you get when you don't know what you are doing.

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#9 posted 08-02-2011 06:33 AM

Very unique piece, love the corners, nice work.

-- Tom D

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devann

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#10 posted 08-02-2011 07:32 AM

Really nice box, I love the way you did the corners. How did you do that? More pictures please, I’d like to see the inside. Thanks for posting.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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Maveric777

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#11 posted 08-02-2011 12:45 PM

Well done on the box…. Love the anchor…..

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 08-02-2011 01:49 PM

JB, that box has real class and you should be proud of it. I’d say it’s ship shape for sure soooo nice going.

-- 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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