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

BH #MAABFN • MFR #259535
Matthews Apple Box - Full - 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm)
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Matthews 259535 Overview

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

Matthews 259535 Specs

DimensionsFull: 20 x 12 x 8" (51 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm)(LxWxH)
Weight9.5 lb (4.3 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight10.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)20 x 12 x 8"

Matthews 259535 Reviews


By Peter
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-28

No one, but no one beats B&H for speed, reliability or price!

Made Well

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-09

These boxes are so well made, long life

Great and sturdy step

By Rusty
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-28

This is great to use when clients are taller than me!

A box is a box ;)

By Jeffrey
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-27

What can I say? It does what I need it to and is built like a tank!

You can never have enough Apple Boxes in your studio!

By Eddie
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-25

Great Apple Box I have three of them now and will buy more. But the only issue is that the KUPO brand vertical seat cushion DOES NOT FIT THIS APPLE BOX AT ALL!!! Now I do own a FilmTools brand Apple Box with the same standard measurements as a Full Apple Box, but for some reason, the KUPO brand cushion fits on the FilmTools Apple Box really nicely! But it will not fit on the Matthews Brand Apple Box.

Great product

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-24

My apple box must have been hand crafted from the finest woods. The only other place I've seen such craftsmanship was in my rolls Royce. The signature joints must have been assembled by the same expert. The small platinum coated nails they use to keep everything intact are of the highest quality. Seriously though it's an apple box, it's well built and solid

Excellent... But BRANDING?

By Kenneth
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-30

Super product but bold MATTHEWS branded on visible sides is overkill. I took an orbital sander and removed it to simplify editing if the boxes were included in my final image. Good they are proud of their product (and they should be) but defacing it with multiple large brands just seems unnecessary.

Woooooooooah!!! Love 'em!

By Spicy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-26

This has been in my cart for over a decade. I finally hit the purchase button. I really love them. My but is...I wish the name isn't written on both sides of the boxes.. One side should have been enough or smaller in a corner. I pray my staining do hide it a bit. Otherwise, will have to be photoshopping. Which shouldn't have been. Sigh I'm delighted with them regardless and BH shipped them so fast. I certainly can't wait to create with them.

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Could you sand off the logo? Who's the person who ...

Could you sand off the logo? Who's the person who thought putting the logo on the side was a good ides?
Asked by: Jeff
Totally agree that this was terrible placement. We painted ours.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2020-05-28

What will be the basic set to go for? A full, a ...

What will be the basic set to go for? A full, a 1/2 and a Mini full?
Asked by: Jouse Antonio
A full set is considered one of each size, 1-Full, 1-Half, 1-Quarter, 1-Eighth. People really purchase apple boxes for there particular needs, there really is not a standard. If you are using them on a set or while shooting at a location its always good to have four of each top raise up furniture, one for each corner/leg. If you are a stills photographer 2-Fulls and 2-Half Apples are great to raise up your subject. Really depends on your needs.
Answered by: Matthews Expert
Date published: 2020-06-29

is there a comparable box w/o logo?

is there a comparable box w/o logo?
Asked by: John
Nope, we brand our boxes so professionals know they are working with the highest quality box available.
Answered by: Matthews Expert
Date published: 2019-11-16


does this stack safely so I can stand on it?
Asked by: Anonymous
wrap with some nice proGaff and that'll keep them nice and steady, and then throw some sandbags around them.... kabooooom
Answered by: michael
Date published: 2021-11-28


How much weight does it hold?
Asked by: Ashley W.
Answered by: STEPHANIE S.
Date published: 2018-08-28


How are these boxes held together that makes them so durable? Wood glue and...?
Asked by: Anonymous
Wood glue and small finishing nails. They are strong!
Answered by: John M.
Date published: 2018-08-28


Can it be used on its side, so that it is 12 high and 8 wide? In that orientation, it is the perfect size for a heavy-ish darkroom slot processor I need to keep off the floor with 12 of room to empty chems back into bottles.
Asked by: Anonymous
It's pretty sturdy. I'm not sure it's a great choice though as on end it may not have a large enough base to defend against someone running into it. It's solid and can hold some weight though.
Answered by: Scott B.
Date published: 2018-08-28


Is the box open on the bottom? Wondering if it can also be used as a crate
Asked by: Anonymous
This is a six-sided Apple Box. No openings other than the handle ports on both ends.
Answered by: JEFFREY W.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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