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Project by gfadvm posted 562 days ago 2087 views 4 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve had this design idea in my head ever since making the blackjack oak wing box so thought I’d see if it was doable. Dimensions:12×3 1/2×7 1/2”. No glue/pinned box joints.Double Shipwright style hinges. Tray with splined miters. Finished with Deft rattle can semi-gloss lacquer. I have no idea what the wood is. The pallet I got it from said India on the sticker. It looks somewhat like elm to me but is hard and not real heavy.

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





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JL7

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#1 posted 562 days ago

Wow Andy….. another great work! Love the pinned corners…...of course the box joints, hinges and trays are spot on…....amazing….

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#2 posted 562 days ago

Awesome box. Great lid and hinge setup. Good looking wood, whatever it is. I’ll have to try a version of this.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 562 days ago

Very excellent Andy. Your creativeness is ever-growing…

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#4 posted 562 days ago

A really cool design ,very nice .

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#5 posted 562 days ago

Andy, you’re a box wizard.
Another great one.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#6 posted 562 days ago

beautiful from any angle

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

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#7 posted 562 days ago

thats a pretty cool box, i think it would look good where ever you set it, i might want to have some walnut in there somewhere…ive got this bug for walnut…lol…glad to see your busy…keepin warm i hope…

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

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#8 posted 562 days ago

You’re on a roll Andy…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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eddie

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#9 posted 562 days ago

Andy i like this one ,love the wings and tray ,you have come a long way with your boxes ,its awesome

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#10 posted 562 days ago

Andy i like this one ,love the wings and tray ,you have come a long way with your boxes ,its awesome

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Dave

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#11 posted 562 days ago

Andy you have those wood hinges down pat. Cool box.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#12 posted 562 days ago

Another beauty! Well done, I really like the double hinged lid.

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

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#13 posted 562 days ago

Hey Andy, that’s pretty cool. No glue, eh? That makes it even cooler.

I believe that wood is “Indian Pallet Wood” if I’m not mistaken.

I really like the double-wing idea.. looks kind of like a Lamborghini, sorta.

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patron

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#14 posted 562 days ago

firing on many different cylinders andy

always some new work
different ideas
and designs

great work
as usual

-- 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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#15 posted 562 days ago

A busy mind is a healthy mind. To your health sir!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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