Wooden Tackle Box Pictures and Builders

Holi-e-Mackeral

Holi-e-Mackeral
Jul 10, 2003
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Jeff
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Royal Polaris - sold the boat
Hey Guys,

I 'm looking for suggestions on where to purchase some latches like this ? Anyone know what they are called ?

Jeff.
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mmsblee

I Pity The Fool
Apr 3, 2012
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marshall
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Boatless
Good idea to make a prototype. What boat do you fish? what size feet are you using? You may need to move your door hinge up a bit to clear the shelf lip on the tackle rack. Just something to think about before you spend $$ for some nice wood.
 
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mmayo

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  • Jul 18, 2006
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    Tehachapi, CA
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    Mark
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    Vagabond & Royal Star
    Here are two large (SKB size but smaller) completed today. One is quartersawn African mahogany for CA and the other is American black walnut for South Carolina.

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    mmayo

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  • Jul 18, 2006
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    For the Star and Vagabond for sure and most boats, leave at least 2” from the bottom to a hinge or rocket launcher. Otherwise you have the dreaded SKB inability to open without 2x4’s under your box. You will see that space on all of my boxes since I started making them in 2000.
     
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    mmayo

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  • Jul 18, 2006
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    Mark
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    Vagabond & Royal Star
    Here is another American Black Walnut “Cube” tackle box for Santa Ana. It is small but holds 24 full size jigs and three half size 3700 trays plus random stuff. Roughly 11” square. Yes, it might also be pretty.

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    dsl

    I Should Upgrade My Account
  • Nov 20, 2017
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    Larry S
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    Landlover
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    Saba

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    Jul 30, 2006
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    Millcreek, UT
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    Charlie
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    Hyde drift boat
    Mark, this box is amazing. It's a masterpiece of function and beauty. I can't thank you enough. I don't think there is a nicer or better made box available. I really appreciated all the updates and photos during the build, too. It's amazing how much goes into building one of these.
     
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    mmayo

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    Here is a sapele wood Series 7 Long Range Tackle Box. I really like this wood, how it looks and how it worked within my shop.

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    TanstaaflSD

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  • Dec 3, 2013
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    Tanstaafl
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    n/a
    In the market for a custom box. I have seen some beautiful ones here in the past. Would love to see your photos and get builders info. Thanks...
    SD Wooden Tackle Box Makers - ?? a wooden shadow-box & frame to replace an in-wall medic cabinet

    Dear San Diego Wooden Tackle Box Makers,

    Hoping to keep this in the fishing family .... Does anyone do private cabinetry work ?

    We would like to replace an in-wall medicine cabinet in our guest room with a -- paint-grade -- wooden shadow-box and wooden frame around the opening.

    We live near Poway.

    Please PM if interested.

    Thanks,

    Tom
     
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    Saba

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    Jul 30, 2006
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    Charlie
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    Hyde drift boat
    I had the pleasure of hanging out and fishing with Mark on an 8 day trip earlier this month, and using this box he recently built for me. The trip and box both exceeded my expectations.

    The box is beautiful and a great example of fine craftsmanship, but it’s also a thoughtfully designed and very functional tackle storage system. And I’m confident it will also prove to be very durable and will stand up well to heavy use in the elements. I say that because there were 8 - 10 other examples of Mark’s boxes on the trip, some of which have been in regular use for more than ten years, and they are still going strong and still look great.

    Mark, thanks again for the box. It was great fishing with you.
     
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