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Mystery Pallet Wood/Different Design

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Project by gfadvm posted 12-28-2012 01:08 AM 2651 views 6 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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#1 posted 12-28-2012 01:21 AM

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

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#2 posted 12-28-2012 01:22 AM

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.

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#3 posted 12-28-2012 01:28 AM

Very excellent Andy. Your creativeness is ever-growing…

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 01:29 AM

A really cool design ,very nice .

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 01:29 AM

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

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#6 posted 12-28-2012 01:30 AM

beautiful from any angle

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#7 posted 12-28-2012 01:46 AM

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 12-28-2012 02:04 AM

You’re on a roll Andy…..

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

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#9 posted 12-28-2012 02:07 AM

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 12-28-2012 02:08 AM

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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#11 posted 12-28-2012 02:10 AM

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 12-28-2012 02:14 AM

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 12-28-2012 02:19 AM

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.

-- The first cordless tool was a stick. The first power tool was a rock.

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#14 posted 12-28-2012 02:22 AM

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 12-28-2012 02:53 AM

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

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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