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White Oak Pallet Box

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Project by gfadvm posted 04-29-2012 10:29 PM 2072 views 9 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dimensions: 12×7x4”. Finish: shellac and wax. Not a lot here but I sawed up some pallet wood when I was trying my new resaw blade out and liked the sapwood/live edge so another box happened. The whole box is from a single oak runner including the ‘Patron’ hinges.

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





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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 04-29-2012 10:33 PM

Great box Andy! the grain really has alot character. I like the box finger joints alot and have been wondering how they would look on a sculpted box. How many boxes in your collection so far? You are producing them at a good pace.

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

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#2 posted 04-29-2012 10:34 PM

well i cant keep up andy, your just crankin them out, i like the woods on this one also, very nice…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 04-29-2012 10:36 PM

Nice looking. I need to improve my box making skills.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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bowtie

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#4 posted 04-29-2012 10:39 PM

Good looking box, It’s cool that it was an old pallet board at one time.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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Woodwrecker

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#5 posted 04-29-2012 11:31 PM

You got a good eye for it Andy, there ain’t no doubt about that!
I have to try some of those Patron hinges on my next one.
That nice landscape/stone setting in which it’s displayed for the pictures adds a nice touch too.
Good job my friend.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin. ~ Eugene F. Ware

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 04-30-2012 12:39 AM

Greg- I’d love to make one and send it to you to sculpt. Send me a PM after you get caught up as I know you are really busy. Thanks for all the nice comments on this pretty ordinary box.

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

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#7 posted 04-30-2012 01:58 AM

The wood makes it extra – ordinary : ) Nice build !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#8 posted 04-30-2012 08:10 AM

Just watching and learning!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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woodworm

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#9 posted 04-30-2012 10:08 AM

Beautiful box.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 04-30-2012 12:07 PM

Beautiful Box there buddy!! Love the finger joints!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Roger

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#11 posted 04-30-2012 12:44 PM

You’re a master at those box joints. Very nice save on this pallet. Beautiful box, as all your boxes are. I really like your hinges as well.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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itsmic

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#12 posted 04-30-2012 02:09 PM

Rugged Beauty with a touch of class, Your box design is very nice, composition and construction always showing the beauty of the wood, Great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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workerinwood

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#13 posted 04-30-2012 02:38 PM

Well done!! Like the design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#14 posted 04-30-2012 10:12 PM

Nice build, I really like the top front edge gives the piece more character, I think.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#15 posted 04-30-2012 11:30 PM

I think I am going looking for pallets. If I can find one like that I am in like flynn.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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