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Project by crashman posted 03-31-2012 03:18 PM 1627 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Art Box I am donating to a local School funraiser, The main box is Black Walnut with Cherry & Bloodwood splines. The lid is Cherry with a Bloodwood medallion & handle. The inside divider is also Cherry. Finish is Deft lacquer from an aeresol can. I am excited to see what kind of $ it will generate @ the fundraiser….........Jack

-- Jack R. Ellis





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 03-31-2012 04:06 PM

Great job should go high!!!! Love the inside as well very cool!

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

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#2 posted 03-31-2012 04:10 PM

wow I would have thought Andy had made this box great wood and a dazzling box and a good cause too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 03-31-2012 04:19 PM

Jack, is there anywhere you have your techniques posted? I am very interested in how you get to such a fine piece of work.

-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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#4 posted 03-31-2012 05:33 PM

Jack this is one of the best Andy style box I’ve seen yet, excellentwork.

Hey Chis check out Andy’s blogs on how to build these beautiful boxes.http://lumberjocks.com/Argyllshire/blog/9415

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#5 posted 03-31-2012 05:52 PM

Lovely box, well done!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#6 posted 03-31-2012 05:56 PM

Very nicely done. Who ever wins the bid on this is getting a special box.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#7 posted 03-31-2012 06:27 PM

Excellent work Jack. The box bug has bitten you.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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#8 posted 03-31-2012 07:21 PM

@blackcherry:

thanks! I did just that. Very helpful!

-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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#9 posted 03-31-2012 08:31 PM

Beutiful! Very Beautiful!
The way you guys do these boxes is just amazing!
Keep up the good work, good luck at the fundraiser.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#10 posted 03-31-2012 11:13 PM

Another lovely masterpiece by Andy. Great job, I love the grain in the Black Walnut. Awesome!

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

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#11 posted 03-31-2012 11:48 PM

Wow what a gloss

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#12 posted 04-01-2012 12:33 AM

Beautiful job. Love the way you’ve done the inside partition. Unique to say the least.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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gfadvm

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#13 posted 04-01-2012 01:16 AM

That has got to be one of the nicest boxes ever posted on this site! It is perfect with great wood combination, great joinery, and a perfect finish. Looks priceless to me. Hope someone else appreciates it enough to cough up a LARGE donation.

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

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#14 posted 04-01-2012 02:16 AM

Amazing work, very cool grain patterns

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#15 posted 04-01-2012 06:01 AM

just beautiful .should bring in a lot if a person knows what it took to make great build Jack

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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