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Project by gfadvm posted 556 days ago 1958 views 12 times favorited 46 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Second attempt to post this :( Soft maple and zebrawood. Dimensions: 12 1/2×8 1/2×5”. Joinery was half laps and pinned half laps for the panels and splined miters for the corners. The panels are trapped by dados rather than being rabbitted like my previous panel boxes. Pins and all miter keys are zebrawood. Finished with Deft semi-gloss rattle can lacquer (still getting that fine orange peel). Wooden hinges ala Patron/Grizzman’s design. A fun build.Edit: I forgot to call attention to the amazing grain of the quartersawn maple on the lid and front frame. I loved it.

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





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whitedog

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#1 posted 556 days ago

It’s a beauty , still love your hinge .

-- Paul , Calfornia

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 556 days ago

This box has a lot if swagger. Great choice of woods. Good job on design also.

-- 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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rance

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#3 posted 556 days ago

That’s right snazzy Andy. Well done.

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

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patron

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#4 posted 556 days ago

super stunning combo andy

very well done
great detailing

-- 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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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#5 posted 556 days ago

Another nice one Andy, nice combo

-- 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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JL7

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#6 posted 556 days ago

Andy – this is a great combo and of course a great design….the photography is excellent as well…...nicely done my friend….....do you have a room in the house that just loaded up with cool boxes??

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

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JoeyG

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#7 posted 556 days ago

Very nice Andy.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 556 days ago

Beautiful box a great looking box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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littlecope

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#9 posted 556 days ago

You sure do make a pretty box Andy!!
Congratulations on another Great Job my Friend!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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abie

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#10 posted 556 days ago

Andy: nicely done. does look familiar.
Grizzman makes nice hinges so do you.
good job.
Bruce

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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FloridaArt

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#11 posted 556 days ago

Looks like a lot of time and attention to detail went into this. Beautiful. Great job.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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Terry Ferguson

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#12 posted 556 days ago

Great looking box. Like the contrast between maple and zebra wood.

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon

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boxcarmarty

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#13 posted 556 days ago

Very nice Andy. Hinges, splines, pegged corners, you got it all going on here…..

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

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DIYaholic

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#14 posted 556 days ago

That is one mighty FINE box.

Andy, you’re gonna need to build one gianormous box to contain all your great boxes. Of course, your house COULD be considered a gianormous box!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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bowtie

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#15 posted 556 days ago

So purty, you realy worked the grain even the dowel grain is aligned !

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

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