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Project by crashman posted 03-09-2013 04:14 PM 1378 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello Lumberjocks. My wife was doing some purging & found this box in an old trunk. I made this in High School, maybe about 10th or 11th grade in shop class, (about 1966, 67 ???). Andy was not there to inspire me so the design & workmanship was not there like it is today on Lumberjocks. Looks like I was maybe doing some roofing @ one time when this box needed some repairs, LOL. Anyway the last two photos are of some more recent boxes I have made since being inspired by Andy & the Lumberjocks site, thanks Andy & all Lumberjocks, I hope you notice some improvement in my workmanship & design, LOL Just had to post this…......................Jack

-- Jack R. Ellis





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abie

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#1 posted 03-09-2013 04:20 PM

Jack:
It’s hard to tell. Just kidding

Wow…. what a difference.
Keep on working
Looks good to me.

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

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Dallas

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#2 posted 03-09-2013 05:24 PM

Jack, that box isn’t so bad. I still make those for tool boxes on our tractors and mowers.
For us they last 4 or 5 years before replacement.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 03-10-2013 01:55 AM

Look how far you have come! Your “art boxes” are awesome! The one in the last pic with the string inlay is amazing. Or did you cut the inserted panel into sections and glue strips in? I would like to learn how to do this.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 03-10-2013 10:11 AM

It’s important to have a box like this around. Sometimes we need a reminder of how far we have come.

The last 2 are beautiful

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

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Lloe

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#5 posted 03-11-2013 03:33 PM

Heck, I like them all. The last two are WOW.
Keep up the great work.
Larry

-- I'm gonna go make some saw dust

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