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Project by degoose posted 03-20-2009 11:32 PM 1349 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tsunami is a design I copied from Lois Ventura’s book on Building Bandsaw Boxes.
The timber I used was Purple Heart, which I beleive is very common in the states but is rarely seen here in Oz and it is mainly used for flooring..again go figure.
Happy to be here and proud to serve
Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...





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isetegija

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#1 posted 03-20-2009 11:36 PM

Just gorgeous!
Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 03-21-2009 01:29 AM

Nice box.

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#3 posted 03-21-2009 02:35 AM

Very nice. Purple heart is certainly available here in the states, but not exactly common. It’s not something you can just pick up at your friendly neighborhood lumber yard.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 03-21-2009 03:27 AM

Larry, this is a really nice box both with respect to its design and the purpleheart wood.

What type of finish did you put on it?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 03-21-2009 05:15 PM

Nice box will try to make one one of this days, if I get the nerve for doing something like that
the wood is available here in iquitos(peruvian jungle)
www.exoticwoodworld.com
check them out ,jim king owns the place and he is my supplier of exotics woods,he has a depo in the states too with wood you can get readily,

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