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Cedar, BKP, Yellow Pine, Butternut and imagination

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Project by recycle1943 posted 08-15-2015 09:02 PM 1008 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m trying to stock up for upcoming fall craft shows and couldn’t resist showing a couple that struck my fancy.

The first picture is 3 band saw boxes, far left is a combination of aromatic cedar and walnut with 5 boards laminated together to make the front. The body is cedar, plywood and walnut.
The second box is a butternut front with lamination of plywood and walnut to make up the body.
The 3rd box is bkp front and bkp and walnut laminated to make up the body.
All three boxes were drilled in the back panel with a forstner bit to allow finger tip opening. I didn’t want to disturb the frontal grain pattern effect.
As well, the cut-outs from the drawer and the top cavities were converted into trays.

Next is my version of the “Valet” It is bkp and cedar with a single drawer w/cedar pull and 2 cavities on top.

Next is the whole reason for this posting – A RingMaster Bowl, it is aromatic cedar and yellow pine. The grain pattern of the yellow pine is difficult to predict but I already knew it would appear to be stacked lamination but it isn’t.

All of the pieces were finished with 5 and 6 coats of water base polyeurethane.

Almost forgot – the 3 drawer pieces are 1 cut boxes

Thanks for looking and please don’t hesitate to let me know how dumb I am for spending hours on hours sanding by hand.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup





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Roger

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#1 posted 08-15-2015 09:40 PM

All very nice Dick.

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

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 08-15-2015 09:43 PM

Dick you have done some excellent work here. I am anxious to get back in the shop, but way too HOT down here.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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recycle1943

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#3 posted 08-15-2015 09:58 PM



Dick you have done some excellent work here. I am anxious to get back in the shop, but way too HOT down here.

- cajunpen

Thanks Bill, It was 92 here today, don’t even want to know what it was in the shop but I’d work a little and jump on the motrocycle and dry off, go back in work some more and repeat.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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poospleasures

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#4 posted 08-15-2015 11:57 PM

Someone stop this guy. He got his motor running and just can,t stop. Dick that is some fantastic work. I really like the use of the innards to make the trays and stuff. Good job.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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Oldtool

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#5 posted 08-16-2015 12:23 AM

All very nice, great work. These should do well at the craft fair. As for the sanding, think of it as therapy.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#6 posted 08-16-2015 09:39 AM

I can see you are having lots of fun in that hot shop. Great work on the BS boxes and the RM bowl. Dick, did build a segment cutting sled for use on the RM? I have not found the time to make one as yet.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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recycle1943

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#7 posted 08-16-2015 10:38 AM

Larry – pm on the way

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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david38

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#8 posted 08-16-2015 01:13 PM

nice work

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