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Andy's and Black Cherry's Box Mix

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Project by wood_maestro posted 06-03-2013 at 11:57 AM 1183 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As I was browsing at my favorite lumber supplier shop, I came across some nice figured Maple. I just could not let anybody else walk away with it. So I purchased it and brought it home. After few months of looking at it and 10 hrs of my labor, I made this box that is very much inspired by my two Lumber jock Idols (Andy and Black cherry).
Let me know what you think.

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 06-03-2013 at 04:28 PM

Very nicely done! I can relate to not wanting to pass on nicely figured maple.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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DAC

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#2 posted 06-03-2013 at 05:24 PM

the shaping on the lid is very intriguing. gives it depth of character and grace of lines.

-- Wood is a zen like experiance.

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 06-03-2013 at 05:34 PM

Nice box. Both of those guys are “idol worthy”.

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

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#4 posted 06-03-2013 at 06:39 PM

Awesome job

-- 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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#5 posted 06-03-2013 at 08:16 PM

I sure like it

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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#6 posted 06-04-2013 at 06:51 AM

wood_maestro nice selection of woods on this box as well as execution on the lid….BC

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#7 posted 06-06-2013 at 08:25 AM

Wonderful box! Great design and joinery. Love the gorgeous wood, very attractive. Great job!

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#8 posted 06-06-2013 at 08:36 AM

Absolutely beautiful. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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