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I had to have a go at making one.Tassie Blackwood & Huon Pine
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#1 posted 04-15-2009 12:39 PM
I said don’t be so long between posts but this is amazing!Sweet project and the woods are complimentary,, nice gapping on the drawers!I love using the blackwood, but will need to order more of the huon pine and maybe some myrtle next time.
-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...
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#2 posted 04-15-2009 01:04 PM
Came out nice. I have never heard of blackwood and huon pine. Are those indigenous to somewhere unique? Kind of looks like walnut and pine.
-- Rich, WNY, www.nyrockingchairs.com
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#3 posted 04-15-2009 01:41 PM
Beautiful bandsaw box.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#4 posted 04-15-2009 01:43 PM
Well done, a nice blend of Australian timbers and skill!
Huon Pine is a timber all of it’s own, most of the supply is sourced / mined from flooded rivers.
-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org
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#5 posted 04-15-2009 01:54 PM
Nice box. Fit and finish are great. Contrasting woods look good.
-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.
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#6 posted 04-15-2009 02:44 PM
This is a great looking box. The lines are very sinuous, very flowing. I love Huon Pine… a friend from Australia sent me a turned box for my collection years ago out of Huon and it has a smooth silky feel to it. The wood selection on this box contrasts very well without being overdone.
-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)
Dick, & Barb Cain
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#7 posted 04-15-2009 02:51 PM
This is one of the prettiest looking, I’ve ever seen.
-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1
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#8 posted 04-15-2009 03:14 PM
Exceptionally beautiful bandsaw box. Can you tell the combination of wood used?
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#9 posted 04-15-2009 04:53 PM
I was going to say the even Tony Ward would be proud of this one, but I see he has already weighed in on it.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#10 posted 04-15-2009 05:05 PM
Really great looking box. Well done.
-- Dan Wiggins
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