Another BS Box

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Project by OldWrangler posted 07-11-2014 05:21 AM 700 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In between projects while glue and varnish is drying, this is a little BS box for a friend who has a beach house made as an A frame. The house is right on the Gulf of Mexico near the town of Surfside. I’ve spent a lot of time there fishing and beer drinking. Thought he should have a box like the house. Face is Red Cedar and body is stacked scrap plywood to see what the effect would be. I kinda like it.
This box is 10” tall x 13” wide and 6 1/2” thick. No drawer pulls just 1/2” holes in the back to push the drawer out with a finger. Finish is just rattle-can poly. That edge grain plywood really soaked up the poly.

-- If trees could scream, would we still cut them down. We might, if they did it all the time for no good reason

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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 07-11-2014 05:28 AM

Nice BS box, can’t beat mixing plywood into a project, makes for a great mix and match. Your friend will sure like his beach house box.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#2 posted 07-11-2014 08:04 AM

Nice looking box and mixture of woods. Also a nice design

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 07-11-2014 10:32 AM

Very cool looking project. Great as always.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 07-11-2014 12:40 PM

Nice job I am going to try using ply this weekend, sometimes you get some nice patterns with the ply

-- John, Owasso OK Boomer Sooner

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#5 posted 07-11-2014 02:52 PM

that sure is some pretty color there, glad your still cranking out your good work…stay cool george..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 07-12-2014 12:29 AM

Fitting box to go in your buddy’s A Frame. I thought I was the only one who put “feet” on a drawer front!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 07-12-2014 06:08 AM

Old Wrangler, now I get it. BS means “Band Saw.” Nice work.

-- Big Al in IN

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#8 posted 07-12-2014 06:20 AM

Great gist idea

-- Norman

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#9 posted 07-12-2014 01:22 PM

Boxguy….were you thinking Bull Sh-t Box. You are right on both accounts. BTW, your boxes are great, really love what you do. Be my buddy?

-- If trees could scream, would we still cut them down. We might, if they did it all the time for no good reason

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