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Project by crashman posted 12-25-2011 12:14 AM 1480 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first post on LJ. I come across this site completely by accident, and sure glad I did. I am so inspired by Andy’s Art boxes I had to give it a try. Thanks to Andy’s tutorial I made this art box, (this is actually my practice box) which turned out better than the box I was actually building. The box is soft maple with paduck splines, the lid is black walnut with a paduck medallion and handle. The finish is PPG Deltron 2000 automotive clear coat use in my auto body shop $$$$ gulp gulp. but the results are worth the $$$$. Thanks again Andy for sharing.

-- Jack R. Ellis





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-25-2011 12:21 AM

Very cool Jack. Merry Christmas and a happy new year.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-25-2011 12:25 AM

Bold design, great finish, Merry Christmas

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#3 posted 12-25-2011 12:33 AM

Great looking box. You learned from Andy quite well.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 12-25-2011 03:11 AM

Nice box build and WHAT A SHINEY FINISH! Welcome to LJ and looking forward to seeing more of your creations.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 12-25-2011 04:59 AM

Very nice. Like the wet finish look.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#6 posted 12-25-2011 08:27 AM

Wow, that finiish looks like glass, nice work.

-- Tom D

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#7 posted 12-25-2011 01:56 PM

love that finish and box …nice !!

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#8 posted 12-25-2011 02:56 PM

Jack, this box is fantastic. I love everything about it and you’ve done a great job on it. BTW, welcome to Lumberjocks and Merry Christmas.

helluvawreck
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-- 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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Roman Hrytsak

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#9 posted 12-29-2011 04:26 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. Looking forward to more of your work in the near future. RH

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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