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Matthews Apple Box - Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm)

B&H # MAABFN Mfr # 259535
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You Pay: $34.95

Some of the handiest tools to have on the set or in the studio. Use them for propping, leveling, standing or sitting. Nail wall plates to them to hold low angle lighting fixtures. Precisely made, supported in the center, and dimensionally correct.

Smooth natural finish
Rounded cut-outs for easy placement

Note:Dimensions may vary box to box by ~1/8" (.3cm)

Finish Natural
Dimensions Full: 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm)(LxWxH)
Weight 9.5 lb (4.3 kg)

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MatthewsApple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm)
 
4.8

(based on 59 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (50)
  • Long-lasting (22)
  • Easy to use (17)
  • Lightweight (12)
  • Good color value (8)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (4)

Best Uses

  • General purpose (27)
  • Portraits (20)
  • Indoors (16)
  • Outdoors (11)
  • Outdoor events / games (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (27), Semi-pro photographer (8), Professional (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (41)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great product for many uses!

I use this specific for photography. Either using it to get me above my subjects eye level (when I don't have a step ladder), equipment positioning, as well as seating or aiding...Read complete review

I use this specific for photography. Either using it to get me above my subjects eye level (when I don't have a step ladder), equipment positioning, as well as seating or aiding in a models pose. It's well built and very sturdy, much like everything else that Matthews manufactures. It's definitely an essential piece of grip that can go a long way.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Bad Product Photo

I am happy with the box but I was surprise to see the Matthews name burned into both sides of the box. I don't want their name showing up in my photos, I'd rather...Read complete review

I am happy with the box but I was surprise to see the Matthews name burned into both sides of the box. I don't want their name showing up in my photos, I'd rather have my own. It took about an hour of sanding to get their name off both sides, then I had to paint in my own and stain the wood. It was a fun project but I think I had to do a lot of unnecessary work.

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5.0

So usefull

By Tripod

from Orange

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Color Value
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Indoors
    • Outdoors

    Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

    I love the smell of fresh cut wood. They come unfinished and smell great but you may want to coat with a stain of your choice to make them last longer and make them a thing of beauty that they are. I used Watco Danish Oil to make them resist water. Well made, strong and light for their size. Made from furniture grade ply. You will find so many ways to use these.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Great to have

    By BBurk

    from Salt Lake City, UT

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

    • Color

    Best Uses

    • General Use
    • Portraits

    Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

    Great box to have. Light weight. Easy to carry.

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    • No

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    5.0

    It's a Box and it's goooood!

    By TheStimuli

    from Brooklyn, NY

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Color Value
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Portraits

      Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

      It's a box, it's strong and very useful!

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      • No

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      5.0

      Couldn't be happier!

      By Nesa

      from Charlotte, NC

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Good Color Value
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Portraits

        Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

        I will use the apple box as posing props for photo shoots. I loved the obvious quality and durability of the boxes. It's obvious that a lot of care went into their production. The natural color is also very appealing. I was very pleased with the price after checking many other retailers. B&H had the best deal on the cost of the boxes as well as shipping. Very, very happy photographer!

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        5.0

        REALLY STRONG WELL BUILT

        By GDEADH

        from WEST GARDEN GROVE, CA

        About Me Photography Student

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Long-Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Indoors
          • Low Light
          • Night Time
          • Outdoors
          • Portraits
          • Special Events

          Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

          THIS IS HEAVYER THEN I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE.
          BUT IT IS GOOD FOR A LOT OT THINGS FINDING MORE USES EVERYDAY.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Quality Apple Boxes

          By Eric Wilks

          from Los Angeles, CA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors
            • Outdoors
            • Special Events

            Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

            These are quality items that are solidly built. The large box even has additional support built in to the middle. We considered having our own UCLA facilities department construct these items, but were happy to find these items at B&H. They would have likely cost us more to have them constructed. These look like they'll last us a long, long time.

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            • No

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            5.0

            The Best

            By Alex

            from Boston

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                OK, it's just a box... but I love these things. They are well made, look beautiful and I can find about a million uses for them. Even my cat loves them!

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                • No

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                5.0

                Perfect!

                By Katc

                from Marion, Ohio

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Good Color Value
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting
                • Powerful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                    Perfect for indoor or outdoor shoots. Easy to transport and very sturdy.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    It's an Apple Box

                    By Howard the Human

                    from Mount Laurel, NJ

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                    • Heavy

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                      Extremely well built, smooth edges and corners. Almost makes me want to stain/lacquer it for the home.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      best apples boxes

                      By juszkiewicz

                      from bloomington, indiana

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Good Color Value
                      • Lightweight
                      • Long-Lasting
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Film sets
                        • General Use
                        • Indoors
                        • Special Events

                        Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                        don't buy the knockoffs. these are solid and everything you expect from Matthews. You may be able to find other brands a little cheaper or think you can build them, but its more of a pain than its worth. just buy these and save yourself the headache.

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                        5.0

                        It's an Apple Box

                        By Dorian

                        from Seattle, WA

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attaches Securely
                        • Durable
                        • Powerful

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use

                          Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                          Good quality. Good brand, it's an apple box...

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Will use more then u think!

                          By Paperdoll

                          from Atlanta

                          Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                          I knew I would use this product for sitting n standing on but I've used it for propping all sorts of things. Very durable , great quality! Will likely own a few more shortly.

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                          4.0

                          Studio Essential

                          By ev1pro

                          from Houston, TX

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Good Color Value
                          • Lightweight
                          • Long-Lasting

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Indoors
                            • Outdoors
                            • Special Events

                            Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                            Sturdy, versatile and simple, a must on every studio. Apple boxes are not just for photo/film industry, they have thousands of uses, best investment you can do for your grip department. This particular model could've come with a coat of protective lacquer, but I guess the option is left open to have it painted in chroma or stain it if required.

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                            5.0

                            great

                            By s5h

                            from NYC

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                                Service was great, order was prepared and staff helped me out to my car with the product. Product held up well.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                solid box

                                By PING

                                from Leamington, ON

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Good Color Value
                                • Lightweight
                                • Long-Lasting

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • General Use
                                  • Portraits

                                  Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                                  Well made box for photography. The full box is the most common and can be used in any orientation. It is reinforced inside to take a lot of weight. The wood is durable and long lasting. You can make your own as I considered, but not cheaper than buying these and definitely not better made. You will use these more than you think. Happy with my decision.

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                                  5.0

                                  just what i wanted

                                  By susan

                                  from charlottesville, va

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                                  this full apple box was the perfect gift for my cinematographer son to use on set and at home. i ordered it over the phone and arranged for pickup at the store. b&h service was impeccable, as always.

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                                  5.0

                                  Awesome Addition to Production Support

                                  By Super JJ

                                  from Norfolk, Virginia

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Long-Lasting

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • General Use

                                    Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                                    Happy to have two full apple boxes as part of my small but handy grip package when out on shoots. The Matthews boxes are strong and dependable. This may be in my own mind but I think the Matthews boxes may be slightly heavier than competitors. For the price however its worth it.

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                                    5.0

                                    Can't Live Without Apple Boxes!

                                    By Mike

                                    from Canyon Lake, CA

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Long-Lasting

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • General Use
                                      • Indoors
                                      • Portraits

                                      Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                                      Apple boxes are among the handiest "must-have" studio pieces. They can be used in posing a client, elevating your position for shooting, leveling other props, and hundreds of other uses. The Matthews Apple Boxes are made of high quality material that are built to take years of use (and abuse!).

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                                      5.0

                                      Great Boxes

                                      By bijouxlover

                                      from south florida

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                                          Well made, sturdy apple boxes that will fulfill many uses in my studio.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Solid Product

                                          By LM Photo

                                          from Syracuse, NY

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Durable
                                          • Easy To Use
                                          • Versatile

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Portraits

                                            Comments about Matthews Apple Box Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm):

                                            Very solid and well built product.

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