More Fancy "Tackle" boxes

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Project by Paul posted 07-08-2015 01:40 AM 2886 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Black Walnut
Cherry and Maple
Various Veneers Marquetry Lids
Polished Brass Hardware
Leather Handles
Two coats of Danish Oil
Wax Topcoat

Each has two inner divided maple trays with room below the trays.

Exterior – approximately 8” x 8” X 16”

-- Paul, Kentucky

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#1 posted 07-08-2015 09:14 AM

Those are some fancy tackle boxes.
Nice work

-- Vince

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#2 posted 07-08-2015 01:07 PM


-- Every project is a learning opportunity, every error a design opportunity

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#3 posted 07-08-2015 01:22 PM

Wow … Those are beautiful.

-- Chris - Would work, but I'm too busy reading about woodwork.

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#4 posted 07-08-2015 03:51 PM

No matter what these are intended for, they are beautiful! Nice work!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#5 posted 07-08-2015 04:43 PM

Those are all wonderful!!!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 07-08-2015 04:49 PM

Way too nice to get close to the water

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#7 posted 07-08-2015 05:16 PM

I hate seeing these. I am going to have to replace my plastic boxes now.

Those are beautiful!

How did you fit the trays are they stacked or on pivots to raise as you open the box? You need to take these by Plano and make them hang their heads in shame.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#8 posted 07-08-2015 07:23 PM

Thanks for the compliments. Jim, they won’t likely get close to water. Built for a niche of collectors that like to put their cherished vintage tackle in a nice home. Bruce, the two trays stack.

-- Paul, Kentucky

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#9 posted 07-09-2015 02:05 AM

super nice !!!

-- Let's do the best we can !

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#10 posted 07-09-2015 02:15 AM

Wonderful work. You’re right, they should never see water! Worthy of the top 3, and heirloom quality for sure.

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#11 posted 07-09-2015 10:41 AM

Wow!! Makes me want to start fishing again.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#12 posted 07-09-2015 04:55 PM

So many variations, they look beautiful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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