A Man's Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by FunkadelicAlex posted 951 days ago 1487 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a birthday gift for my friend Adam. He showed an interest during my first Andy box so I decided he needed one also. I tried to make it more masculine looking for him.

Its made from Wenge & Bloodwood.

Thanks to my fellow Lumberjocks, the hinges came out much better than my last Andy box. Thanks for the advice guys & if you have any more input for this box, please post it.

-- Alex -- "I will one day write something intelligent, witty, or humorous here"

7 comments so far

View glynn's profile


296 posts in 1919 days

#1 posted 951 days ago

looks great,keep it up

-- jim nevada

View doncutlip's profile


2832 posts in 2155 days

#2 posted 951 days ago

Very cool box, makes me want to say something like “arrrrg matey”. I like how the top fits and how you preserved the edges despite what must have been quite a bit of sanding.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

View Diggerjacks's profile


1738 posts in 1738 days

#3 posted 951 days ago

Hello FunkadelicAlex

A very cool box

I love it

A good design

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

View jumbojack's profile


1150 posts in 1223 days

#4 posted 951 days ago

what sort of issues were you having with the hinges? both boxes look to have mortised hinges.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

View NormG's profile


3989 posts in 1603 days

#5 posted 950 days ago

Now that is a box

-- Norman

View FunkadelicAlex's profile


146 posts in 1290 days

#6 posted 948 days ago

jumbojack… on my last box I didn’t use the silver screws before the brass ones. I had a few screws break in the wood. I also didn’t have a centering bit then so it was more difficult lining everything up.

-- Alex -- "I will one day write something intelligent, witty, or humorous here"

View helluvawreck's profile


15404 posts in 1465 days

#7 posted 948 days ago

It’s an unusual design and a nice box.


-- 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

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

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase