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Project by Bill posted 12-10-2014 03:19 PM 1808 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally got these off the list of things to try. I have been wanting to make these for a long time and finally decided to give it a whirl. Both are spalted maple and finished with wipe on poly.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-10-2014 03:39 PM

Very cool nice work.

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#2 posted 12-10-2014 04:23 PM

Great job always wanted to make these as well great wood choice.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 12-10-2014 05:22 PM

Nice work!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 12-10-2014 05:28 PM

Beautiful pieces and awesome wood selection.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#5 posted 12-10-2014 06:54 PM

Great work as usual

-- Dreaming patterns

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#6 posted 12-10-2014 07:42 PM

I love the choice of wood you used. I have made this design a few times and they are always liked and sold good.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#7 posted 12-10-2014 08:51 PM

Very nicely done, good wood choice!
Can you give me an idea of the sizes…

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#8 posted 12-11-2014 01:04 AM

Great looking bandsaw boxes! I love the cracked look!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#9 posted 12-11-2014 01:16 AM

Very nice job. These are on my project list, hopefully get to them before Christmas. Did you use band saw or scroll saw?

-- Rick - I know I am not perfect, but I will keep pressing on toward the goal of becoming all I am called to be.

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#10 posted 12-11-2014 01:19 AM

Very cool, they remind me of Dr. Seus’s style of furniture.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#11 posted 12-11-2014 03:59 AM

Great job. They are on my list to try also.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#12 posted 12-12-2014 05:47 AM

just WOW….................Super job, Bill!!!!!!!!!!!

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

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Campzeke

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#13 posted 12-13-2014 01:46 PM

Very nice. I really like the way the drawers are flush with the front of the box and the kerf lines around the drawers are tight. It appears you did not cut the drawers and the fronts at the same time. Would you mind elaborating on how this was cut or offer some information on where I/we could find a pattern.

Awesome job!

-- Campzeke, Tampa, FL

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#14 posted 12-16-2014 01:16 PM

These are way cool. Nice job/s on em both.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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