Andy Inspired Simple Box

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Project by wood_maestro posted 05-10-2018 01:30 AM 1078 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made with black Cherry, Maple and a little bit of Walnut for accent . The bottom of the box is lined with high quality suede which has been tucked inside a groove that runs around the sides.This eliminates any chances of the liner fraying or loosening. After basic assembly was completed, a hand held grinder was used to shape it. Finished with Lacquer and then buffed. “Slightly imperfect, but yet beautiful”.
Approximate Dimensions: 11 in wide X 6 3/4 in deep X 4 in high.

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 05-10-2018 01:35 AM

Beautiful box. I love the spines. They are so unique!! Tucking the suede in a groove it a great idea, too!! I may borrow that for leather that I use in box bottoms!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 05-10-2018 02:26 AM

1 wonderful box

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 05-10-2018 10:19 AM

the top isn’t really my cup of tea BUT the rest of the box is great, especially the maple spline w/walnut center —nice touch

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#4 posted 05-10-2018 11:52 AM

The splines were the first thing I noticed. The maple below the cherry on the sides makes the splines even more pronounced. I’m definitely going to steal….. errr “borrow” that idea.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#5 posted 05-10-2018 12:42 PM

This box is an outstanding piece and displays a lot of nice details and fine craftsmanship.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#6 posted 05-13-2018 07:53 PM

Nice work, Andy is an inspiration.

-- Petey

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