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Horse Bank

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Project by Ocarp posted 12-20-2014 09:00 PM 917 views 3 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A “horse” bank I made for a friend of mine. The cut-outs were done with a scroll saw. Lighter wood is all maple (horses were stained a darker colour than the box sides) and darker wood is walnut. I did the finger joints on my router table with a homemade jig, but I realised after all was done that my box sides were 5/16ths (as opposed to 1/4” which would have made for a flush and tight fit). So my proud joints became a “design choice” ;)

Finish is 3 coats of tung oil with about half a dozen coats of spray shellac.

-- Geoff





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byby

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#1 posted 12-20-2014 10:31 PM

Hmm, I have a box full of P.O. box doors. I see some coin banks in the near future! Very nice!

-- Of all the varieties of wood I have used, I would have to say my favorite is FREE. Brian

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#2 posted 12-21-2014 12:54 AM

Very cool bank. I thought you did those ‘short’ box joints on purpose until you fessed up!

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

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