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Project by gfadvm posted 847 days ago 1147 views 1 time favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box has a lot of ‘stuff’: End grain top,splined miters,spalted white oak,box joints,half lap joints,and a wooden “Patron” hinge. Woods used: Paduk, spalted white oak,Jatoba,Zebrawood,Hard Maple,Walnut, and Poplar. Finish is 5 coats shellac and Renissance wax. The trays were the most tedious part (1/8” box joints in 1/4” oak with the dividers in shallow dados). The whole project was a lot of fun. Not sure where it will wind up. I can’t keep them all!

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

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#1 posted 847 days ago

That’s really nice Andy. I like the use of all the different styles and woods. Very clever. Makes me want to go on a picnic with that checkered board top

-- JoeyG ~~~

#2 posted 847 days ago

I really like this box allot great top and I like your hindges.

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#3 posted 847 days ago

another very sweet box andy

i know what you mean
i don’t seem to get much done
till i get rid of the ones
still clogging the shop


-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 847 days ago

Nice box. I like the top.
There always seems to be room for at least one more.

-- Mel,

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#5 posted 847 days ago

Excellent box Andy. I agree that you can’t keep them all..but I guess that is one of the reasons to make a nice display shelf for your boxes.

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robert triplett

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#6 posted 847 days ago

This looks like one I would have to have in my hands to really appreciate. A lot of nice details. Good wood choices also.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#7 posted 847 days ago

Ooh that’s pretty.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#8 posted 847 days ago

I like the basket weave in wood. Very nice.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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Michael Wilson

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#9 posted 847 days ago

Gorgeous stuff.

And of COURSE you can keep them all.

You just need to make a box for them :-)

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#10 posted 847 days ago

Greg, That pic is even wierder! I am working on another leaning shelf unit as we speak.

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

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#11 posted 847 days ago

That’s some very nice detailed work Andy,

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

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#12 posted 847 days ago

Andy, I think you can officially be called a BOX-er. How do you ever find time to do any vetinary work? Oh, very nice box btw.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#13 posted 847 days ago

Rance, I’m one of those guys who HAS to be busy, I don’t watch TV, and if I’m not in the shop or working, I’m on LJ!

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

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#14 posted 847 days ago

Great looking box with a cool design and super wood ,very nice top to bottom.

-- Custom furniture

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#15 posted 846 days ago


-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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