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This is a small bandsaw box I completed for some friends in North Dakota. I sure hope they enjoy it.
-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.
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#1 posted 03-05-2009 06:47 PM
Nice job sawduster!
-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.
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#2 posted 03-05-2009 08:41 PM
Very nice and very well done.
Thanks for sharing with us.
-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/
#3 posted 03-05-2009 09:05 PM
Thanks guys. I feel humbled after looking at your projects that you would even notice mine.
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#4 posted 03-06-2009 02:35 AM
Gary, this is a really nice box. It has a nice design and look to it. I have been meaning to try one of these but have never been able to find the time to work it in as projects like this tend to get bumped by others that my wife thinks are more important. :)
What type of wood is it and what kind of finish did you put on the box.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#5 posted 03-06-2009 03:08 AM
Now I bet that took some time to cut out – and very well done it is – nice job.
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#6 posted 03-06-2009 05:04 AM
Nice! What kind of wood is that?
#7 posted 03-06-2009 06:37 AM
Appreciate all the compliments. The wood is some popular I rescued from the firewood pile. I have been using the new wave sanding discs and Beall polishing buffs on my carved bowls. I decided to try that on this box and was pleased with the finish. I want to try some Waterlox glossy on my next project. Does anyone have experience with that? Problem with that is that you don’t use much of it at a time on small projects and it gels with air in the container. I bought one of those collapsible containers. Does anyone use those? Do they work? Again. appreciate the feedback. I am just starting out in woodwork and all the help/training I get I get from LbJs. Sure proud I found this site.
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#8 posted 03-06-2009 09:33 AM
well done that man, a nice functional bandsawn box
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#9 posted 03-06-2009 01:24 PM
Gary, I have never tried a collapsible container but one of the things I do with varnishes to help keep them from gelling is to transfer them to a smaller container, such as a mason jar once I open the can in order to minimize the air space over the finish. Bloxygen is a product that has been designed to help prevent this as well.
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