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Various leftover/offcuts from recent projects: red oak,white oak,redwood,Jatoba,Arkansas Cherry,and walnut. Finished with shellac or lacquer. Largest is 24” tall for scale.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
Jul 15, 2012
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#1 posted 07-15-2012 12:03 AM
Holy cow (no pub intended) you’ve been busy. Very nicely done. Love the color combinations.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#2 posted 07-15-2012 12:36 AM
You’ve raised the bar Andy. I’m honored. Wow. I really like the right-hand two-tone one. The others look good too. Now I’m gonna haf to try some flat ones. I have some Mahogany that is gonna look real good tomorrow.
Monte, Have you ever seen a cow at a pub? Ha ha.
-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--
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#3 posted 07-15-2012 12:42 AM
nice work andy
all good designs
i’ve seen some cows in pubs ranceyou need one of these to keep them back
-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle
#4 posted 07-15-2012 12:43 AM
I am not admitting to anything
#5 posted 07-15-2012 01:04 AM
Cows sometimes stop in between their night shift at Mini Mart and stopping to get their welfare & WICKED checks
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#6 posted 07-15-2012 01:18 AM
now wait a minute, i dont see a box here at all…was this really posted by andy….....ok who hijacked andy and made something else…lol..well these are beautiful andy, whatever it is you make your skilled talent shows through, these really are quite nice…i guess i better make a few boxes for you and me , just to make sure you dont have a relapse…cant wait to see what you do next….grizz
-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']
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#7 posted 07-15-2012 01:41 AM
Great boxes, Andy!!!!! LOL. Seriously, that was the best use for left over wood. Great!
-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.
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#8 posted 07-15-2012 01:55 AM
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#9 posted 07-15-2012 02:10 AM
Wow – I know one lady that is going to be very disturbed.
-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.
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#10 posted 07-15-2012 02:11 AM
Beautiful way ta use up those cutoffs. I like all the wood combos also
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net
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#11 posted 07-15-2012 02:33 AM
Well looks like every one has said it all, cows in bars looking for crosses a hijacker is on the loose, Monte’s lips are sealed, oh and your crosses are awesome too :)
And I think I know which lady Woodbutcher is referring to, lets hope Andy’s postings passes her by.
Beautiful work Andy
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#12 posted 07-15-2012 02:39 AM
Yeah, three in a row of no boxes. I think he’s sick.
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#13 posted 07-15-2012 03:02 AM
Some super nice work there Andy.
-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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#14 posted 07-15-2012 03:16 AM
Those are nice. I really like the one on the left with the tapered sides.
-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."
#15 posted 07-15-2012 03:46 AM
Rod, That’s why I posted these. Dan, Those tapers are the offcuts from the quilt rack tapered arms! (ready made) My favorite is the big one in the center (Arkansas cherry, 3/8 roundover all the way around, and shop made Jatoba dowels). These are fun and quick (and gave me an excuse to buy a keyhole router bit!). I am working on another box made completely from other project offcuts. My mama always said: “waste not, want not”. Rance, My photography sucked today: those 2 toned ones arent really flat. The redwood in the center is 1” thick and the wood around the edges is 5/8”( I got that idea from yours).
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